"Is it just a coincidence that the Defence Minister is visiting J&K, for his 1st visit, to review the security situation tomorrow?" Omar wrote on micro-blogging website Twitter.
Pakistan troops on Friday targeted Indian posts with heavy firing and mortar shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir in yet another violation of the ceasefire, prompting retaliation by Indian forces.
Omar said that the ceasefire violations in the Rajouri and Poonch areas were significant as some of shells had landed in civilian areas.
"Significant ceasefire violation in Rajouri and Poonch with reports of some shells having landed in civilian areas. Some livestock loss," he further tweeted.

Jaitley will review the security situation in the state along with top Army commanders during his two-day visit to Srinagar starting Saturday.

He is also expected to discuss the possibilities and ways of ensuring the safe return of Kashmiri Pandits to the Kashmir Valley.

He will be briefed about the militancy situation in the state by the Northern Army Commander and the three Corps Commanders under him looking after the security of the international borders, the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China and the Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan, Defence Ministry officials said.

Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh will be present on the occasion and he is likely to be accompanied by Army Chief- Designate Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag during the briefings, they said.

Jaitley may also hold meetings with the Chief Minister and the Governor.

The Kashmir valley has not witnessed any major incident of violence in the recent past but the Army terms the situation as "absence of violence" and is taking all possible steps to curb infiltration and violence there.


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