New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired a a high-level meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CSS) on Wednesday which was called to discuss the present situation in the aftermath of last week's surgical strikes by the Indian Army across LoC.
During today's CCS meeting, Home Minister Rajnath Singh briefed PM Modi about the situation in Kashmir.
The high-level meeting was attended all top ranking NDA ministers and senior government officials.
Leaders arrive for Cabinet meeting at PMO, in Delhi. Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) to also take place. pic.twitter.com/S3upa1Gu6T
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Rajnath Singh had earlier held a meeting with senior ITBP officials and NSA Ajit Doval to review the border situation.
Army had on Thursday conducted surgical strikes on terror launch pads along the Line of Control (LOC), after which DGMO Lt General Ranbir Singh had told a media briefing that the strikes caused significant casualties to terrorists and those who were shielding them.
Speaking on the operation on Wednesday, Singh said that the motive of this operation was to hit out at the terrorists who were planning to infiltrate into our territory, adding that no Indian casualties during surgical strikes that were carried out in Pakistan territory last night by the Indian Army.