Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired a high-level meeting over the deadly terror attack at Uri in Kashmir Valley. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag besides other senior officials attended the meeting.
The top security brass briefed the Prime Minister on the prevailing ground situation in Kashmir Valley in the wake of the attack. Official sources said, the National Security, the Army Chief and top officials of the ministries of Home and Defence, paramilitary forces and chiefs of intelligence agencies briefed the meeting on the latest situation in the Valley as well as along the Line of Control.
Meanwhile, a team of National Investigation Agency is to visit Uri to gather leads and other evidence from the terror attack site. The agency will probe the attack.
Heavily armed militants, suspected to be from Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad had stormed an army base in Uri town of Baramulla on Sunday, killing as many as 18 jawans of Indian Army.