Army Chief arrives on a two-day Jammu visit

Jammu: Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane on Monday arrived here on a two day visit of the region.

The visit of the Army Chief comes in the backdrop of Poonch gunfight that has entered the eighth day.

Nine Army personnel including two Junior Commissioned Officers have been killed so far in an ensuing gunfight.

“General Naravane arrived here in the afternoon,” defence sources said.

They said that the Army Chief will also visit forward areas along the Line of Control to review operational preparedness.

“The Army Chief will hold security review meetings with the top brass and get information about the ongoing operations and the situation at the LoC, particularly about the Poonch gunfight,” they said.

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