New Delhi: The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on Thursday chaired a meeting of the Cabinet committee on Security (CCS) with Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, Manohar Parrikar and other senior ministers in order to discuss the situation at the Line of Control (LoC).
The meeting was chaired to discuss the various options related to the LoC in wake of Uri attacks. The meeting also took the stock of ceasefire violations and infiltration attempts as four terrorists on 18 September had stormed an army camp in Uri and killed 18 soldiers.
In the past, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the LoC two times since yesterday. Pakistani troops today violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Naugam sector of Kashmir by opening fire towards Indian Army posts.
The Pakistani troops in Poonch district had yesterday targeted Indian positions with firearms along the LoC.
As per sources, Pakistan military commented that two Pakistani soldiers were killed in an exchange of fire with India along the LoC in Jammu & Kashmir. India on Tuesday also announced that it was pulling out of the SAARC summit scheduled to be held in Islamabad in November.
After the CCS meeting, MEA and DGMO addressed the media about the surgical strikes which Indian army took out on Wednesday night at around 12:30AM to 4:30AM, destroying at least 7 terror launch pads.