Home minister Amit Shah arrives in Srinagar on 3-day visit J&K .

Union Minister Amit Shah arrives in Srinagar on a three day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to review security situation in the Union Territory .

A jittery establishment has put in place a three-tier security setup for the visit in the wake of recent targeted attacks by suspected militants in the region that have killed at least 11 people, most of them workers from Bihar. While sharpshooters have been positioned at several places in Srinagar city, police personnel have been posted in civvies to keep militants at bay.

The meeting was held at the Raj Bhawan and attended by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, senior security officials from the Army, CRPF, police and other agencies, officials said, as per PTI.

Officials said that Shah was briefed about the steps being taken to “eliminate terrorism from Jammu and Kashmir” and “counter-infiltration measures being taken by the forces”, according to PTI.

From the airport, Shah went straight to the residence of Inspector Parviaz Ahmad in Nowgam . The police officer was shot dead on June 22 as he was returning home after praying at a local mosque .

Officials said Shah offered his condolences to the family of the police officer . He also gave documents of appointment to a government job to the police officer’s widow. Fatima Akhtar on compassionate grounds .

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