Rajnath Singh in Leh, says army giving apt response to terrorists
Following the latest attack on Army camps in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the Army saying are giving security forces a befitting reply to the terrorists.
According to media reports, at least two terrorists and a BSF personnel were killed, while one BSF jawan was injured when militants attacked two adjoining camps of Army and the paramilitary force at Baramulla.
Home Minister, who is currently in a two-day visit to Leh and Ladakh to evaluate the situation, said he would try and resolve the issues of the region. Sign id expected to interact with a cross-section of people and take their suggestions on resolution of Kashmir issue.
“We will be meeting with the respective delegations in Leh and Ladakh and will acquire all information from them. We will try to resolve the problems being faced by them,” Singh told the media.
The latest is the fourth visit of Rajnath Singh to Jammu and Kashmir ever since tension triggered in the region after the death of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani in July.
Earlier today, BSF DG K K Sharma and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval briefed Union minister about the terrorist attack.
Meanwhile, Anil Paliwal IG BSF, Punjab Frontier said that an alert has been sounded on the border in the wake of the latest attack and the following ceasefire violation in Poonch.
In yet another daring attack Heavily-armed terrorists are said to have attacked two camps, leading to a fierce gun- battle with security forces. The martyred jawan was identified as Constable Nitin while the injured personnel is Constable Pulwinder. Both belong to the 40th battalion of the BSF, officials said.
While talking to media District Senior Superintendent of Police Imtiaz Hussain said that an investigation has been announced to determine which outfit the terrorists belonged to.