Visits LoC forward areas in Kupwara
Srinagar, Apr 9: Northern Army Commander Lt Gen YK Joshi on Friday reviewed security situation along the Line of Control (LoC) and in the hinterland in Kashmir valley.
Defence Ministry spokesperson Lt Col Emron Musavi said that the Army Commander, who was accompanied by GOC 15 Corps Lt Gen DP Pandey, visited formations along the LoC in forward areas of Kupwara and Rashtriya Rifles conducting Counter Militancy operations in the hinterland.
“The Army commander was briefed about the current situation on the LoC, including the counter infiltration grid and operational preparedness,” he said.
The Army Commander laid special emphasis on maintaining the sanctity of the ceasefire as per the understanding reached by DGMOs in February 2021. He, however, reiterated the necessity of not letting the guard down.
During his interaction with the troops, he applauded their selfless service, motivation and high spirits.
In the hinterland, the Army Commander reviewed the preparations for the Amarnath Yatra. He exhorted the troops to continue with people friendly approach in conduct of intelligence-based Counter Militancy operations. He complimented the soldiers for the efforts in pursuit of peace and stability in Kashmir.