Army chief visits J&K to review security situation

Last Updated: Monday, August 1, 2011 - 20:15

Srinagar: Army chief VK Singh on Monday arrived here on a two-day visit where he will be briefed about the security situation in the valley, a defence spokesman
said.

The Army chief will be given a presentation by the Srinagar-based 15 Corps commander Lt Gen SA Hasnain on the security situation in the valley, he said.

The spokesman said Gen Singh will visit the Line of Control (LOC), where he will interact with the troops.

The visit of Army chief assumes significance as Valley has witnessed two major infiltration attempts by the heavily armed militants this past week, in which four army soldiers, including an officer were killed.

The spokesman said Gen Singh will visit the Line of Control (LOC), where he will interact with the troops.

The visit of Army chief assumes significance as Valley has witnessed two major infiltration attempts by the heavily armed militants this past week, in which four army soldiers, including an officer were killed.



First Published: Monday, August 1, 2011 - 20:15
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