Army chief to visit Kashmir to review flood situation

Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag is scheduled to visit the city on Wednesday to review the flood situation and take stock of the rescue and relief operations by the armed forces in the flood-ravaged Kashmir Valley.

PTI| Updated: Sep 10, 2014, 10:08 AM IST

Srinagar: Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag is scheduled to visit the city on Wednesday to review the flood situation and take stock of the rescue and relief operations by the armed forces in the flood-ravaged Kashmir Valley.

The Army chief will visit the summer capital and will review the flood situation with top level Army and NDRF officials, Defence sources said.

He would also take stock of the relief and relief operations being conducted by the Army, IAF and NDRF and will be briefed by GOC-in-C Lt Gen D S Hooda.

Devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir have claimed nearly 200 lives.