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Chidambaram reviews Kashmir security situation

New Delhi: In the wake of grenade explosions in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday reviewed the security situation at a meeting of senior officials.

The high-level meeting, attended by Home Secretary R K Singh and other senior officials, took stock of the law and order situation in the state, particularly in the Valley where suspected militants exploded several grenades in the last two days.

Sources said the Home Secretary briefed the meeting about his recent visit to Jammu and Kashmir as part of the team of Secretaries who met Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and top civil and security officials. The meeting comes in the midst of a raging debate over a move to withdraw the Disturbed Areas Act, which will enable revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act in some areas of the state.

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