Northern Army commander reviews security in Kashmir

Northern Army commander reviews security in Kashmir
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Srinagar, Sep 30: The Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh arrived in the Kashmir Valley on Sunday to review the prevailing security situation in the wake of recent encounters, which led to killing of several militants.
Accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen AK Bhatt, the defense spokesman said that Army Commander visited the hinterland formations in north and central Kashmir and was briefed by the commanders on ground about the current situation.
He complimented the troops for their recent successes and commended them for their dedication to duty and high standards of professionalism. “He was appreciative of the measures and Standard Operating Procedures instituted by the units and formations to minimise civilian causalities,” spokesman said in a statement.
He added that the need to be prepared for effectively meeting emerging security challenges was also reinforced.
Lauding the excellent synergy amongst all the security forces, he exhorted all ranks to maintain a safe, secure and peaceful environment for the people of the Kashmir. (KNS)