Army Chief asks troops to be alert on LoC

JAMMU :  Army chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag today reviewed security situation along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the troops to be alert against any inimical activity, in the wake of heightened tension in Indo-Pak ties.
“The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh visited Headquarters Northern Command at Udhampur today”, a senior Army officer said.
The visit comes a day after Pakistan said the Indian army killed seven of its soldiers in shelling.
Gen Suhag exhorted the troops to be alert against any inimical designs and be aggressive in their approach.
The General interacted with the Formation Commanders and reviewed the situation along the Line of Control (LoC) as well as internal security situation in the Command theatre, he said.
The army chief commended the soldiers for boldly responding to ceasefire violations along the LoC. He also lauded the synergy and co-operation between the Northern Command, Air Force, Paramilitary Forces, Civil Administration, Central Police Organisations operating in the region.
The firing at the LoC has intensified ever since the surgical strike of September 29. (AGENCIES)


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