Army chief General M M Naravane reviewed the security situation along the Line of Control in the Kashmir Valley on Friday.
A Srinagar-based army spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said in a statement that on the second day of his two-day visit to the valley, Naravane reviewed the security situation along the LOC, including counter-infiltration measures.
“The COAS accompanied by the Northern Army Commander Lt Gen YK Joshi and Chinar Corps Commander, Lt Gen BS Raju visited the formations and units, wherein the local Commanders briefed the COAS on the existing security situation and the measures instituted so that infiltration bids by terrorists are foiled,” said the spokesman.
“The Chief of Army Staff was briefed by the local Commanders on the situation on the Line of Control, ceasefire violations, our retaliations, counter-infiltration operations and operational preparedness being maintained,” he said.
“During his interaction with the soldiers on snow-clad heights, he was appreciative of the sharp vigil and alertness along the Line of Control and high morale of the troops,” he added.
He also impressed upon the commanders to maintain strict vigil along the Line of Control and remain prepared to give a befitting reply to any misadventure from across and exhorted the soldiers to remain alert for any eventuality, said the spokesman.