Security tightened on JK National Highway after Kathua terror attack

Security tightened on JK National Highway after Kathua terror attack

Security has been tightened along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway after five Army personnel were killed in an ambush by terrorists in Kathua district. Read more on Dynamite News:

Kathua: Security has been tightened along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway after five army personnel were killed in an ambush by terrorists in Kathua district.
Five soldiers were killed and as many wounded after terrorists attacked an army convoy in

the remote Machedi area of ​​Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district on Monday afternoon. An ongoing face-off between troops and the terrorists in the area, the army said.

Following the attack, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir police personnel have been deployed along the national highway (NH44) in Udhampur.

This measure was taken when the 11th batch of Amarnath Yatra pilgrims passed through Udhampur on Tuesday morning. The security forces have taken multiple security measures to ensure the safety of the pilgrims.

Meanwhile, five soldiers who were injured in the attack have been shifted to the Military Hospital in Pathankot for further treatment.
“Five wounded soldiers were brought here and given first aid.

They have been referred to the Military Hospital, Pathankot for treatment. One dead body has been brought here,” said Sheela Devi, medical officer at Community Health Centre, Billawar

Since June 9, there have been terror attacks at four places in Reasi, Kathua and Doda, killing nine pilgrims and a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan. A civilian and at least seven security personnel were also injured. Earlier, Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a review meeting on the security scenario in Jammu and Kashmir and directed all security agencies to “work in a mission mode and respond swiftly in a coordinated manner.” (ANI)