UHQ reviews JK security scenario ahead of Obama`s India visit

Ahead of US President Barack Obama`s visit to India next month, the Unified Headquarters (UHQ) today reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and said all efforts would be made to thwart any militant attacks.

Srinagar: Ahead of US President Barack
Obama`s visit to India next month, the Unified Headquarters
(UHQ) today reviewed the security situation in Jammu and
Kashmir and said all efforts would be made to thwart any
militant attacks.

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah chaired the meeting of
the UHQ during which the preparedness of the security grid in
the state was reviewed, officials said here.

They said top security officials and representatives of
CRPF and intelligence agencies briefed the meeting about the
security scenario.

The meeting came in the wake of an encounter in which
three JeM militants were killed at Malroo in the outskirts of
the city last week.

The JeM claimed that the militants were on a suicide
mission to attack the headquarters of 15 Corps and another
army camp in the city.

Before the meeting, Omar told reporters there was no
militant threat or any intercept to suggest that the ultras
were planning to do anything during the visit of the US
President early next month.

"The Chittisinghpura incident took place when (the
then US President) Bill Clinton on a visit to India but the
media conveniently forgets that no major incident took place
during the visit of his successor George W Bush," he said.

Omar said the Unified Headquarters will consider all
the issues related to security. "Our effort will be to foil
any attempt to disturb peace and all necessary steps will be
taken to thwart any militant attacks," he said.

PTI

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