Rajnath blames Pakistan for attack on Indian army headquarter

Photo of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today called a high-level meeting in afternoon today and reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the terror attack at an Army Brigade Headquarters in Uri in which 17 soliders were killed.

The meeting was attended by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Home Secretary Rajiv Mehershi and senior security officials.

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During the meeting, officials briefed Rajnath on various suggestions of the attack and shared the intelligence inputs on various “nefarious” activities being planned by a “neighbouring country”.

According to sources, “it was a clear case of cross-border attack”, but government officials have declined to identify the group that carried out the early morning attack. Security forces shot dead all four heavily-armed attackers.

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Earlier, Rajnath Singh spoke to Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.