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Army Chief likely to visit J&K today to review security situation post "surgical strikes" in PoK

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag is likely to visit Northern Command in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday to review the security situation post India's "surgical strikes" on terrorist launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, inflicting massive casualties and dramatically heightening tensions in the region.


Army Chief likely to visit J&K today to review security situation post "surgical strikes" in PoK

Jammu: Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag is likely to visit Northern Command in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday to review the security situation post India's "surgical strikes" on terrorist launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, inflicting massive casualties and dramatically heightening tensions in the region.

The Army Chief is expected to review security and border situation in the state as also along border line after the surgical strikes, which will also come up in the discussion.

Chief of Army Staff Gen Dalbir Singh himself was in the operations room on Wednesday night as Special Forces Para Commandos from the 4th and 9th Battalions of the Northern Command prepared for the surgical strikes that was launched around midnight. The operation concluded around 4.30 Thursday morning.

Seven terror launch pads were targeted across the LoC by special forces of the Indian Army during the 'surgical strike' overnight in which heliborne and ground forces were used, defence sources said.

It has been estimated that casualties was at least 40 on Pakistani side but there was no official confirmation.

Meanwhile, security agencies were apprehending that militants operating in Jammu and Kashmir could step up attacks against security forces and civilians following the surgical strike conducted by the Army targeting terror launch pads in PoK.

From Zee News

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