ADGP Chairs NHW security meeting with special focus on emerging threat of VBIEDs


Srinagar, April 29: ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar on Saturday held a high level meeting at South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on NHW (National Highway) security with special focus on emerging threat of VBIEDs (Vehicle Born Improvised Explosive Device) and other modes of potential militant attack.

In a handout, the police said that army’s GOC Victor Force Maj General Prashant Srivastava, IG CRPF Kashmir Ops Sector M S Bhatia, IG BSF Ashok Yadav, Joint Director IB, Army’s sector commanders in South Kashmir, DIGs of police, CRPF, SSB, ITBP & CID and SSsP of Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam and Awantipora attended the meeting.

According to police spokesman, during the meeting, potential threats from militants on NHW were discussed in detail and more counter measures were decided.

SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) of convoy movement were also discussed and accordingly upgraded.

All field officers gave their assessment.

ADGP Kashmir instructed all SSsP to focus on anti-militant operations, busting of militant modules by apprehending militant associates.

They were specially tasked to generate preventive intelligence and share timely amongst all stakeholders.

GOC Victor force asked sector commanders to do extensive area domination in night too, reads the statement. gns

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