PM Modi chairs security meeting on LoC situation

| Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:52
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Narendra Modi, Cabinet Committee on Security, security meeting, Line of Control, Pakistani Army, ceasefire agreement, Kashmir, SAARC summit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) to discuss the situation at the Line of Control (LOC).

The meeting was held after the Pakistani Army on Thursday violated the ceasefire agreement and resorted to indiscriminate firing at Indian positions along the LoC in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.

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India had on Tuesday announced that it was pulling out of the SAARC summit scheduled to be held in Islamabad in November after the September 18 cross-border terror attack on an Indian Army base in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of 18 Indian soldiers.

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