Security agencies asked to intensify vigil in run up to I-Day

Last Updated: Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 19:00

Jammu: Security agencies were today asked
to intensify vigil in Jammu region in view of possibility of
terror attacks in the run to the Independence Day.

Chairing a meeting of the Core Group, Security Advisor
Lieutenant General Rameshwar Roy complimented security forces,
intelligence agencies and civil administration for achieving
"highest degree of synergy and coordination for efficiently
handling the internal security situation in Jammu region".

He said that there was a need to be more vigilant "in
view of the possibility of terrorists attempting to disrupt
peace in the region especially during the month on account of
the Independence Day".

The issue of intensified attempts at infiltration by
militants also came up before the Core Group meeting attended
by senior officers of civil administration, police,
intelligence, para military forces and army at Nagrota, about
13 kms from here, a defence spokesman said here .

Roy, the GOC of 16 Corps, said that security forces
must continue with zero tolerance for human right violations
at all costs.

He emphasised on the need to maintain tight security
for the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 19:00

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