NSA briefs PM on LoC situation

Last Updated: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 17:00 hrs

New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon Friday briefed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the latest situation on the Line of Control as Pakistani troops again targeted Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir, leading to exchange of fire.

"NSA briefed the prime minister as he is doing regularly since the situation began," an official said.

Informed sources said before meeting the prime minister, Menon discussed the situation with top Army and defence ministry officials.

The sources said that the Indian army had sought a flag meeting but had not got a response as yet from Pakistan.

They said Pakistan opened fire at posts close to the LoC in the Krishna Ghati sector, around 250 km from Jammu in the afternoon and the army offered a "calibrated" response.

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