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Tight security arrangements in place ahead of Amit Shah’s visit to Rajouri

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Rajouri/Jammu: Multi-tier security arrangements have been put in place for Union Home minister Amit Shah’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Friday where he is scheduled to meet the families of twin terror attack victims, officials said.

Tight security arrangements have been made in the district’s Dhangri hamlet where roads have been repaired and CCTV cameras installed, they said.

The Union Home minister is also scheduled to chair a high-level meeting to review the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, they said, adding that senior officers of different forces and intelligence agencies will be part of it.

The twin terror attacks had left seven people of the minority community, including two children, dead and fourteen others injured in the Dhangri hamlet.

Shah is scheduled to reach Rajouri in the morning and will move straight to Dhangri village.

The home minister will meet members of all three families who have suffered loss in the terrorist attack, they said.

Officials said massive security arrangements have been put in place in the Rajouri district ahead of Shah’s visit and the entire Dhangri area of Rajouri has been turned into a restricted zone. Restrictions will also be put in place on the normal movement of people on Friday morning till late afternoon hours, they said.

Officials said a multi-tier security cover has been put in place comprising security personnel of the police and the CAPF, while troops of the Indian Army will also guard the higher reaches.

CCTV cameras have also been placed at many locations in the Dhangri village to ensure close surveillance of the area, they said.

Senior police and CAPF officers also visited the area on Thursday evening and reviewed the security arrangements ahead of the Home minister’s visit. (PTI)

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