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Army chief reviews security situation in Jammu & Kashmir

NetIndian News Network

Jammu, August 17, 2016

The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh, accompanied by the Northern Army Commander Lt. Gen. D. S. Hooda visited various formations of the Nagrota-based White Knight Corps to review the prevailing security situation.
 
An official press release said the Army chief was briefed by Lt. Gen. R. R. Nimbhorkar 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. 
 
The Corps Commander highlighted the measures adopted to counter any infiltration through employment of an effective counter infiltration grid backed by synergised surveillance and intelligence backed operations, it said.
 
Gen. Singh also visited Doda, Reasi and Rajouri where he was briefed on the operational readiness and security situation by the respective General Officers. 
 
While complimenting the formations for their unflinching efforts in handling the situation, he reiterated the continued need to remain vigilant in order to counter the nefarious designs of inimical elements.
 
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