Security agencies and Jammu and Kashmir police overlooked intelligence inputs about an impending attack on paramilitary forces deployed in the Kashmir Valley, governor Satya Pal Malik has said.
Malik told a private TV channel that he would call for a security review soon and would discuss the lapses. He said a befitting reply would be given to the people responsible for Thursday’s suicide bombing in Pulwama .
Sources said intelligence agencies had flashed a message to all senior officers of the CRPF and J&K police a few days ago and called for precautions to preempt a terror attack. But J&K police did not pass on the information to the CRPF convoy, which had left Jammu two days ago for Srinagar, a senior intelligence officer said.
Malik and state DGP Dilbagh Singh have mostly stayed away from the Valley since the Darbar move in November 2018. Read More