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Northern Army Commander visits LoC; reviews preparedness, security situation

Devdiscourse News Desk Srinagar
Updated: 30-10-2018 23:05 IST

Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh Tuesday reviewed the prevailing security situation on the Line of Control (LoC), on the second day of his visit to Kashmir.

He also reviewed the operational preparedness of the force in the Valley.

Singh was accompanied by Commander of Srinagar-based Chinar Corps, Lt Gen A K Bhatt, and visited the forward areas in north Kashmir, an Army official said.

Lt Gen Singh also visited the High Altitude Warfare School (HAWS) at Gulmarg and interacted with troops undergoing specialised training there, he said.

The official said the Army commander commended the high standards of training provided by the HAWS in snow-craft and winter warfare.

(With inputs from agencies.)