Army Chief satisfied with security situation at border areas
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Last Updated: Thursday, April 22, 2010, 23:06
Jammu: Army Chief General V K Singh on Thursday reviewed the security situation at forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and expressed satisfaction with the state of readiness of troops to counter infiltration from across the border.

General Singh visited Nagrota corps and forward posts of Poonch and Mendhar sectors and was briefed about the security situation in the border areas, an army spokesman said here.

The Chief of the Army Staff was satisfied with the state of readiness of the troops to counter infiltration and crush terrorism, the spokesman said.

He lauded the efforts of army in improving the life of locals through projects like 'Sadbhavna'.

While interacting with the troops, General Singh lauded their courage, dedication and efforts. He said the morale of terrorists is at its lowest ebb due to successful operation of the army in the last few months.

He exhorted the troops to continue with the state of high vigil and neutralise the nefarious designs of terrorists both along the line of control and in the hinterland.

Later, General Singh met Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.


First Published: Thursday, April 22, 2010, 23:06

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