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No knee-jerk reaction to Uri terror attack, says Centre

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Published Sep 20, 2016, 12:37 am IST
Updated Sep 20, 2016, 6:55 am IST
Security agencies have been asked to prepare a blueprint laying down all the options and their outcomes.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi chairing the High Level Meeting in the wake of Uri terror attack, in New Delhi (Photo: PIB)
 The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi chairing the High Level Meeting in the wake of Uri terror attack, in New Delhi (Photo: PIB)

New Delhi: Under pressure to craft an “appropriate response” following one of the biggest terrorist attacks on the Indian Army in Uri on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conferred with the security and intelligence agencies to examine the possibility of a calibrated surgical strike on terror establishments close to the Line of Control (LoC). However, there has been no knee-jerk reaction, sources said.

Security agencies have been asked to prepare a blueprint laying down all the options and their outcomes. Once this is done, home minister Rajnath Singh and National Security Adviser Ajit Doval will give a presentation to the Prime Minister.

 

Importantly, the intelligence agencies revealed that there was credible information that along with the attack on the Army camp there was also a plan for almost a simultaneous strike at a major Indian city. Luckily, the plan was thwarted as the terrorists could not manage logistical support from local modules.

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