Hours after two Indian soldiers were killed and their bodies mutilated by Pakistani army which breached a ceasefire in the Poonch sector along the Line of Control (LoC), Army chief General Bipin Rawat arrived in Kashmir Valley on a two-day visit today.
Accompanied by Northern Army Commander and Chinar Corps Commander, the chief of army staff visited Panzgam Garrison and was briefed on the encounter with terrorists which took place on April 27. The chief took stock of the enhanced security measures.
Later on, the Army chief was briefed by the Chinar Corps Commander on the prevailing situation in Kashmir at Badami Bagh.
General Rawat appreciated the synergy being shown amongst all security agencies and complimented the troops for undertaking operations with firmness and resolve.
He also visited the Army Base Hospital in BB Cantt where he enquired about the health of soldiers recuperating and wished them all a speedy recovery.