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Lt Gen Ranbir Singh reviews situation in Kishtwar district

IANS  |  Jammu 

Commanding-in-Chief (GoC-in-C) on Thursday reviewed the security situation and operational preparedness of soldiers in and Suigarh sectors.

Defence ministry spokesman, said Gen Ranbir Singh, accompanied by the Commander, Paramjit Singh, visited hinterland posts of and Suigarh sector to review the operational preparedness.

During the visit to the sectors, the was briefed by officers, the said. He was updated by the on current internal security situation in the region and measures taken by the and the civil administration for controlling the situation.

The also interacted with Civil Administration Officials at Kishtwar who briefed on the internal security situation in the region, the said.

The Army Commander expressed his condolences to the bereaved families and lauded the role played by the leaders of the region, elders, local populace and joint efforts of all security forces that help in maintaining peace in Kishtwar and adjoining areas, said the

"The Army Commander was also briefed on the actions being taken to ensure a robust counter-terrorist grid to ensure peace and stability in the region.

He also interacted with the soldiers and complimented them for their professionalism, he said.

The need to be prepared for effectively meeting emerging security challenges was also reinforced by the Army Commander during his interaction, said the spokesman.



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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 18:54 IST