Security tightened in J&K, Union Government sends CRPF DG Kuldeep Singh and ADG to Valley

Security tightened in J&K, Union Government sends CRPF DG Kuldeep Singh and ADG to Valley

In Jammu and Kashmir, security has been tightened across the valley amid worsening situation and tension over target killing incidents and killing of migrant labourers. Hundreds of migrant labourers have reportedly been taken to safer places. Moreover, hundreds of labourers scared of terror attacks have left the Valley. Meanwhile, the Central Government has taken cognizance of the matter and sent CRPF Director General Kuldeep Singh and ADG Jammu and Kashmir Circle Zulfiqar Hassan to the Valley on Monday. The terrorists have shot dead 11 innocent civilians so far this month.

Official sources said, the high level meeting held at Raj Bhavan has reviewed the security situation in the valley. According to reports, the meeting has chalked out a strategy to monitor the entire situation and the security situation. In addition, instructions have been issued to all agencies to work in coordination and remain vigilant along with preventing target killing. The meeting was attended by senior officials of CRPF DG, ADG as well as DGP Dilbagh Singh and other security agencies.

A senior CRPF official said migrant labourers have been scared since civilian killings by terrorists. Security agencies are trying to instill a sense of security among the common citizens. The official said officials and jawans have been instructed to increase patrolling in the evening in the areas where migrant labourers are staying. In addition, a database of migrant labourers is also being developed by the security agencies to help in counter strategy. In addition, instructions have also been issued to all security agencies to set up nakas immediately if suspicious information is received in any area.

In view of the terrorist activities in the Valley, women CRPF personnel have searched the women in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar city. They have checked the bags of women passing through Lal Chowk area. Mobile internet facilities have been affected since Monday afternoon amid tense situation in the Kashmir Valley. The areas where mobile internet facilities were affected include 9 areas in downtown Srinagar district, 2 in Kulgam district of south Kashmir and one in Pulwama district. According to sources, mobile internet facility was temporarily suspended in these areas due to some operation by security forces. In Jammu and Kashmir, all security agencies are on alert and terrorist activities are being monitored.  

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