NEW DELHI, June 4 � Shaken by the daring ambush on the Army, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today chaired a high-level meeting to review the situation in the State.
According to sources, the meeting was attended by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Army Chief Dalbir Singh and top officials of Central para-military forces.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condemned the attack in Manipur. �Today�s mindless attack in Manipur is very distressing. I bow to each and every soldier who has sacrificed his life for the nation,� the Prime Minister said.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar also condemned the attack on the Army personnel and assured that those who have committed this cowardly act will be brought to book. He said the Army will continue to work towards bringing peace and normalcy to the State. The Minister has conveyed his deepest condolences to the bereaved families of the brave Armymen who lost their lives today.
Describing the attack as dastardly and cowardly, Congress president Sonia Gandhi hoped the killers of the vanguards of our national integrity will be brought to book at the earliest.
Gandhi said that the Congress party, as indeed the entire nation, stand indebted once again to the brave sons of India.