Army Vice Chief reviews security in valley


The Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) Lt Gen Sarath Chand arrived in the Valley on Friday to review the prevailing security situation and visited the Formations and Units in North Kashmir, the spokesman said.

Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) Lt Gen Sarath Chand

The spokesman said during the visit, the VCOAS was briefed by the commanders on the ground as regards the operational preparedness as well as the measures taken to meet the security and weather-related challenges.

The spokesman said, “the Vice Chief also interacted with the troops and emphasised on the need for undertaking relentless intelligence-based operations to sustain pressure on the terrorist groups and maintain a high degree of vigil along the Line of Control to eliminate any infiltration bid.”

Later in the day, the General Officer arrived at Badami Bagh Cantonment where he was received by the Chinar Corps Commander, Lt Gen AK Bhatt.


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