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Jammu & Kashmir: Home minister Amit Shah meets NSA Doval Amid unabated targeted killings in valley

Terrorists shot dead a bank employee from Rajasthan inside the bank premises in Kashmir’s Kulgam district today morning.

Paras Bisht Written by: Paras Bisht @ParasBisht15 New Delhi Updated on: June 02, 2022 23:55 IST
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Home minister Amit Shah meets NSA Doval Amid unabated targeted killings in J&K

Jammu & Kashmir: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday met National Security Advisor Ajit Doval at the Ministry of Home Affairs, north block in New Delhi. As per reports, the meeting comes in the wake of the recent spate of targeted killings in Kashmir. Union Minister of State, Prime Minister's Office Dr Jitendra Singh also joined the meeting. 

Terrorists shot dead a bank employee from Rajasthan inside the bank premises in Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Thursday, the eighth targeted killing in the Valley since May 1 and the third of a non-Muslim government employee.

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J&K: Timeline of targeted killings since May 

Vijay Kumar, a manager with the Ellaqui Dehati Bank at Areh Mohanpora branch in the south Kashmir district, received grievous gunshot injuries and died on his way to hospital. The latest killing led to a chorus of condemnation from political parties across the spectrum, including the National Conference and the BJP.

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Amid unabated targeted killings in Kashmir, hundreds of government employees posted in the valley took out a march today in Jammu to demand their immediate transfer to their respective home districts. The protesters were carrying placards in support of their demand and pictures of their colleague Rajni Bala, a school teacher who was shot dead by terrorists at a school in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Tuesday, and chanted slogans demanding relocation. The march was carried out from Press Club to Ambedkar Chowk.

Doval, RAW chief meet Shah after terrorists kill Hindu bank employee in JK

Hours after a Hindu bank employee was killed in Kashmir on Thursday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a meeting of top officials including National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and is believed to have discussed the security situation in the union territory which has witnessed a spate of targeted killings since May. The deliberations came a day ahead of Friday's high-level meeting convened by Shah to discuss the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Doval along with RAW chief Samnat Goel closeted with Shah for over an hour at the home minister's office at North Block this afternoon, official sources said.

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