Army Chief reviews security situation in J-K

June 16th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor reviewed the over all security situation in Jammu and Kashmir for smooth conduct of the Amarnath Yatra.

Lieutenant General Bikram Singh, General Officer Commanding15 Corps, briefed the Army Chief on the security scenario in the state.

During his two-day visit (June 15-16), General Kapoor interacted with officers and troops engaged in counter infiltration and counter terrorism operations at various locations.

The Army Chief appreciated efforts of the troops in maintaining strict vigil to prevent infiltration from across the Line of Control.

General Kapoor was also briefed on the anti infiltration obstacle system and he was fully satisfied with the efficacy of the system and measures being taken by the Army in Kashmir, during his visit to various formations.

Lieutenant General PC Bhardwaj, General Officer Commanding in Chief Northern Command and Lieutenant General Singh accompanied the Army Chief. (ANI)

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