Jammu- Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday reached right here on a day-long tour of Jammu and Kashmir to evaluation the safety state of affairs within the wake of a current terrorist ambush within the border district of Poonch that left 4 troopers lifeless, officers stated.
Singh, accompanied by Military Chief Common Manoj Pande, was obtained by Lt Governor Manoj Sinha and Common Officer Commanding-in-chief, northern command, Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi on the technical airport, the officers stated.
Quickly after his arrival right here, the defence minister left for Rajouri-Poonch sector the place he’s scheduled to evaluation the safety state of affairs and the counter-terrorist operation which is occurring within the area following the December 21 ambush at Dhatyar Morh between Dhera Ki Gali and Buffliaz in Poonch.
Three civilians, aged between 27 and 42, had been discovered lifeless through the anti-terror operation within the space on December 22, sparking an outrage following allegations that they had been picked up by the forces for questioning within the aftermath of the terrorist ambush.
The officers stated the defence minister is prone to meet the households of the deceased civilians throughout his go to to Rajouri.
On his return from Rajouri, Singh is prone to evaluation the safety state of affairs at a excessive degree assembly on the Raj Bhawan right here, the officers stated.
Safety has been additional beefed up throughout the Jammu area within the wake of the defence minister’s go to.
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