Northern Army commander reviews security situation in Kashmir

Jammu, Dec 3 (PTI) Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh on Tuesday reviewed the security situation in Kashmir, a defence spokesman said.

He said the Army commander visited the formations and units in the hinterland in south Kashmir.

He was accompanied by Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen KJS Dhillon, the spokesman added.

Lt Gen Singh was briefed by commanders on ground regarding the operational and logistic preparedness, he said.

Commending the alertness and high morale of the troops, the Army commander stressed upon the need to maintain vigil and defeat terrorist designs, the spokesman said.

He impressed upon everyone to safeguard the interests of the 'awaam' (civilians), he said.

Lt Gen Singh also appreciated the synergy being maintained through the joint efforts of all the agencies which, he said, was the most critical aspect in conduct of successful counter terrorist operations, the spokesman said. PTI AB AQS