Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu also attended the meeting.

Parrikar earlier said that counter insurgency forces had reached Dinanagar town in Gurdaspur district, which borders Pakistan.

At least five people were killed and 10 injured when terrorists in army fatigues hijacked a car reportedly near the Pakistan border, drove to Dinanagar, opened fire at a bus stand and then stormed a police station.

Superintendent of Police (Detective) Baljit Singh was also killed in gunbattle with terrorists.

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