Northern Command Commander reviews security situation in Kishtwar sector

Northern Command Commander reviews security situation in Kishtwar sector

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New Delhi, Apr 20 : Northern Command Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh on Saturday visited hinterland bases and posts in Kishtwar Sector to review the operational preparedness and the prevalent security situation in wake of recent terrorists initiated incidents.

The Commander was accompanied by White Knight Corps Commander Lt Gen Paramjit Singh.

During the visit to the sector, the Army Commander was briefed about the current operational situation, prevailing security scenario and the preparedness of the formations in dealing with the same, a defence PRO said.

He was also briefed on the formations role in maintaining conducive environment for successful conduct of recently held Parliamentary Elections 2019.

Lt Gen Singh was informed on the aggressive domination of area of responsibility being exercised by the troops to thwart the nefarious designs of the anti national elements.

The Army Commander also interacted with Police and Civil Administration officials and exhorted all for their synergized efforts to defeat attempts of anti national elements to revive militancy in the region.

He complimented the Army, Police and the civil administration for efficiently handling security situation in Kishtwar town arising after the recent killings.

The Army Commander also complimented the responsible citizens, religious heads and the Awam of Kishtwar for maintaining communal harmony.

The military officer further interacted with soldiers and complimented them for their unwavering dedication to duty, selfless devotion and high standard of professionalism.  (UNI)