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Amit Shah reviews security situation, civilian killings in Kashmir with police chiefs

The concluding session of the "National Security Strategies Conference" was held at the Intelligence Bureau (IB) headquarters.

October 19, 2021 / 08:48 AM IST
File image: Union Home Minister Amit Shah (PTI)

File image: Union Home Minister Amit Shah (PTI)


Union Home Minister Amit Shah on October 18 took stock of the various security issues, including the recent killing of civilians in Jammu and Kashmir, in a meeting with the state police and chiefs of the central armed police forces.

The Directors General of Police of all states and Union Territories, Director General of the Central Armed Police Forces and  senior officials of the Intelligence Bureau attended the meeting.

The concluding session of the "National Security Strategies Conference" was held at the Intelligence Bureau (IB) headquarters in New Delhi.

"The conference deliberated on various internal security challenges and discussed ways to tackle them firmly," news agency PTI quoted a ministry spokesperson as saying.

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first published: Oct 19, 2021 08:48 am

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