Northern Army Commander Takes Stock of Security Situation in Kashmir
He, accompanied by Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen A K Bhatt, visited the hinterland formations in south Kashmir and was briefed by the commanders on the ground about the current situation, defense spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said.
"The Army commander arrived in Srinagar on a two-day visit today. The (purpose of the) visit is to review the prevailing security situation in the wake of recent counter infiltration and counter-terrorist operations which led to the elimination of many terrorists," he said.
Lt Gen Singh was appreciative of the measures and Standard Operating Procedures instituted by the units and formations to minimize civilian causalities, he added.
The need to be prepared for effectively meeting emerging security challenges was also reinforced.
Lauding the excellent synergy amongst all the security forces, the Army commander exhorted all ranks to maintain a safe, secure and peaceful environment for the people of Kashmir, the spokesman said.
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