J & K

Army chief reviews security in JK

July 28, 2017 10:20 PM

Srinagar, July 28: The Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, accompanied by the Northern Army Commander Lt Gen D Anbu on Friday visited White Knight Corps to review the operational preparedness and the prevailing security situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

Gen Rawat visited Rajouri and Akhnoor areas besides forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) where he was briefed in detail on the actions being undertaken to ensure a robust counter infiltration grid.

“The Army Chief was briefed by Lt Gen A K Sharma, GOC 16 Corps about the preparedness of White Knight Corps in dealing with the emerging and dynamically changing security situation and the measures taken to thwart any misadventure by the inimical forces,” said a spokesman.

Gen Rawat visited Rajouri and Akhnoor areas besides forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) where he was briefed in detail on the actions being undertaken to ensure a robust counter infiltration grid.

He also interacted with the soldiers deployed on the forward posts and exhorted the troops to continue to remain vigilant and ‘Ever Ready’, said the spokesman.

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