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PM Modi Chairs Cabinet Committee Meeting To Discuss Security Scenario In India

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05/10/2016 2:41 PM IST | Updated 05/10/2016 3:01 PM IST
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Siphiwe Sibeko / Reuters

NEW DELHI -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) to discuss the security scenario in the wake of the surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the LoC.

The meeting was briefed about the situation on the LoC and the International Border as well as the hinterland, sources said.

Tensions between India and Pakistan have increased after the surgical strikes carried out on the intervening night of September 28 and 29 on terror launch pads across the LoC.

Pakistan has intensified cross-LoC firing and shelling since the surgical strikes.

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