Shinde to visit forward posts in Jammu Tuesday

At least 14 Indian posts and civilian areas were subject to firing.

Written by Press Trust Of India | New Delhi | Published:October 21, 2013 1:18 am

Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde will visit forward posts in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday to review the situation there in light of the continuous violations of the 2003 ceasefire accord. He is also expected to meet CM Omar Abdullah and top security officials of both state and central governments to take stock of the situation in the state

On Friday night,at least 14 Indian posts and civilian areas were subject to firing,prompting the BSF which comes under the ambit of the Home Ministry to lodge complaints with their counterparts,the Pakistan Rangers.

On Saturday,External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid had asserted that these violations were not an issue of diplomacy but also of military relations.

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