Expressing serious concern over repeated terrorist attacks on security forces establishments in the state, Governor NN Vohra on Wednesday asked all security forces commanders and the government to enhance surveillance and immediately review security of all important installations. He disapproved of Pakistan’s continuing attempts to exacerbate the situation when India was seeking to restore peace and normalcy.
Vohra asked Chief Secretary to direct districts and divisional civil and police administration to immediately review the security of all important installations and establishments in the state.
After being briefed about the attacks by Pakistani terrorists at Ramgarh and Nagrota yesterday, the Governor spoke with Northern Army Commander Lt Gen D S Hooda, DGP J&K K Rajendra, GOC XVI Corps Lt Gen A K Sharma, GOC 26 Div Maj Gen S Sharma and IG BSF (Jammu Frontier) D K Upadhyaya.
He conveyed to GOC XVI Corps and IG BSF his grief and sincere sympathy and requested that the same be conveyed to the next of the kin of the soldiers who lost their lives in the encounters with the terrorists and hoped that the injured Army and BSF personnel would recover very early.
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who also condemned the terror attack on an army formation at Nagrota, said, in a statement issued here, that Jammu and Kashmir has suffered heavily due to the unending cycle of violence and appealed for an end to it.
She has expressed sympathies with the families of slain soldiers and prayed for speedy recovery of the injured.