Army commander visits LoC in J-K, reviews operational preparedness

JAMMU: A top Army commander on Thursday visited forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in  Poonch and Akhnoor sectors and reviewed the operational preparedness of the personnel and the prevailing security situation, a defence spokesperson said.

General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh exhorted all ranks to remain vigilant to counter the nefarious designs of the enemy and anti-national elements, he said.

Accompanied by White Knight Corps Commander Lt Gen Paramjit Singh, the Northern Army commander was briefed on the prevailing security situation and the preparedness of the formations.

He was also briefed on the actions taken to ensure a robust counter-infiltration and counter-terrorist grid to maintain peace and stability in the region, the spokesman said. (AGENCIES)