Security Heightened Around Minority Clusters in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: A day after a militant attack in Srinagar resulted in the deaths of two residents from Punjab, security measures around minority clusters were intensified.

A police spokesman in a statement said that a meeting, co-chaired by the Inspector General of Police and the Divisional Commissioner of Kashmir, was convened with Deputy Commissioners and Senior Superintendents of Police to assess the preparations regarding minority clusters and other pivotal areas in light of recent events.

Security arrangements were scrutinized for minority clusters and other critical regions in response to recent developments.

“All the participants were briefed about elaborative security measures taken in this regard. They briefed that security measures in these clusters are reviewed and stand beefed up to ensure a secure environment,” he said.

He added that the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir stressed the participants that there shall be efforts by magistracy along with the Police to ensure a secure and congenial environment.

IGP impressed the participants to remain ever vigilant along with their security force counterparts and constantly review the arrangements to refine the responses and devices in genuine ways to prevent such attempts.

The meeting besides the DCs and SSPs was attended by DIGs of all the ranges, SSP PCR Kashmir, SP South City Srinagar, and SP Cargo.

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