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Army Commander Reviews Security In Valley

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Srinagar: The Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh arrived in the Kashmir Valley today to review the prevailing security situation along the Line of Control.

Accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen AK Bhatt, the Army Commander visited the forward areas in the frontier district of Baramulla where he was briefed by commanders on ground about the current situation.

During the visit, the Army Commander was also briefed on the counter infiltration grid and operational preparedness of the formation apart from the various developmental works being undertaken to improve the life of people residing in remote areas, a defence ministry spokesman said.

“The Northern Army Commander was appreciative of the measures and Standard Operating Procedures instituted by the units and formations to meet the challenges posed by the inimical forces.”

Later in the day, the Army Commander visited Gulmarg where he was the Chief Guest at the Winter Youth Festival which was an amalgam of various cultural activities and snow based sporting events.




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