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Top Army official reviews security situation in Kashmir

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In the wake of recent anti-terrorist operations, Northern Command Army commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh reviewed the prevailing security situation in Kashmir.

During the visit on Monday, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh was briefed by the Chinar Corps Commander, Lt Gen A K Bhatt, at Badami Bagh Cantonment on the overall situation and major operational, informational, logistical and administrative aspects pertaining to the Corps.

While interacting with the troops, Lt Gen Singh lauded their professionalism, sharp vigil along the Line of Control and high morale and exhorted them to remain alert for any eventuality. He also complimented the troops for their remarkable successes in eliminating terrorist leadership from south Kashmir and also commended them for their dedication to duty.

Lauding the excellent synergy amongst all the security forces, Lt Gen Singh asked all ranks to maintain a safe, secure and peaceful environment for the people of Kashmir.

In a statement, an Army spokesperson said, “Lt Gen Singh arrived in the Kashmir valley on Saturday to review the prevailing security situation in the wake of recent counter-terrorist operations in the region.” “They also visited the forward areas in the frontier districts of Kupwara and Baramulla, where the Army Commander was briefed by the officer on ground as on the operational preparedness,” he added.

Earlier in the day, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday recommended the central government to impose President’s rule in the state.

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