Gen Rawat visits J&K, reviews security situation

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat
Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat

JAMMU: Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat today visited forward areas in Jammu and Kashmir today and reviewed the security situation along the borderline as well as in the hinterland.

Rawat reviewed the security situation of J&K during his visit to forward areas today, a defence spokesman said.

He was briefed by Lt Gen Saranjeet Singh, GOC, White Knight Corps, on the prevailing security situation. Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command accompanied the chief of Army staff during his visit, the official said.

The Army chief visited deceased Rifleman Aurangzeb’s native village, Salani, Poonch to meet the bereaved family and condoled the death. Speaking to the father of the brave-heart, the COAS assured all possible assistance to the family, the official added. (AGENCIES)