New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a review meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary, and top intelligence officials over Nagrota encounter in which four suspected JeM terrorists were killed by forces on Thursday. The meeting came after it was found that terrorists were planning a big attack on the anniversary of 26/11 terror attack. Also Read - Ahmed Patel Passes Away: 'Lost an Irreplaceable Comrade,' Says Sonia Gandhi, Tributes Pour in From Political Circle
Speaking on the terror aversion in Nagrota, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that it is another indication of India thwarting Pakistan’s efforts to wreak major havoc and destruction. Also Read - Vaccine Strategy to be Chalked Out Soon, States Must Start Working on Cold Storage Facilities: PM Modi
“Our security forces have once again displayed utmost bravery and professionalism. Thanks to their alertness, they have defeated a nefarious plot to target grassroots level democratic exercises in Jammu and Kashmir,” he added.
Notably, a total of four terrorists were yesterday morning gunned down during an encounter with security forces near Ban toll plaza in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nagrota. The four terrorists were suspected to belong from terror organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).
While addressing a press conference, IG of Jammu Zone Mukesh Singh had yesterday said that they were suspecting a “big terror attack” ahead of DDC election in the Valley.
Police said the terrorists came to execute a big plan which had been foiled. Reacting to the success of the security forces, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha had said, “No outside force can derail us from our mission of peace and progress.”
Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane had said terrorists whenever cross the Line of Control to infiltrate into India would be dealt with in the same manner and would not be able to go back.