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Northern Army Commander reviews security situation along LoC in Kashmir

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Concluding his two-day visit, Commanding-in-Chief of the Army's Lt Gen today visited forward areas along the (LoC) to review the prevailing security situation.

Lt Gen Singh was accompanied by Lt Gen A K Bhat as he visited the frontier districts of Uri and Baramulla, wherein he was briefed on the counter infiltration grid and operational preparedness of the formations, Srinagar-based Col said in a statement here.

"On the second day of his visit, the visited the forward areas of region to review the prevailing security situation along the LoC," he said.

The said the was appreciative of the measures and standard operating procedures instituted by the units and formations to meet the challenges posed by the inimical elements.

During his interaction with soldiers, Lt Gen Singh lauded them for their morale and the round-the-clock vigil they maintain to thwart infiltration bids by terrorists, he added.

The Commander exhorted them to continue to work with the same zeal and dedication to defeat the enemy's hostile designs so as to maintain a safe, secure and peaceful environment in Kashmir, the said.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 20:25 IST