Army Chief visits Kupwara, Reviews Security Situation


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Srinagar, April 19: General Dalbir Singh, the Chief of Army Staff, accompanied by the Northern Army Commander Lt Gen DS Hooda, today visited the Srinagar based Chinar Corps, army’s Srinagar based senior defence ministry official in a statement issued to news agency GNS said.

“The Army Chief was briefed by the Corps Commander, Lt Gen Satish Dua on the overall security situation and the preparedness of Chinar Corps in dealing with the emerging challenges”, the odefence official said.

“General Dalbir was also briefed about the incidents in Handwara which witnessed violent protests in the past few days”.

army chief 2General Dalbir Singh accompanied by the Northern Army and Chinar Corps Commanders later visited Kupwara, where he was briefed about the situation along the Line of Control and hinterland, the defence official said.

“While interacting with the officers and troops, the Army Chief expressed his satisfaction at the operational preparedness of the units deployed along the Line of Control and hinterland. General Dalbir further impressed upon all to ensure security in the area in concert with Police and Civil Administration”, the defence official said.