Ceasefire violations: Indian Army chief meets PM

Indian Army chief General Bikram Singh met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Monday, official sources said.

Last Updated: Aug 19, 2013, 22:20 PM IST

New Delhi: Indian Army chief General Bikram Singh met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Monday, official sources said.

The meeting came in the backdrop of increased ceasefire violations by the Pakistan Army at the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir.

"The Army Chief met the prime minister. The meeting lasted for 15 minutes," an official in the Prime Minister`s Office told IANS.

It is not immediately known what was discussed.

But sources said the army chief appraised the prime minister about the steps taken after the five Indian soldiers were killed by Pakistani troops who crossed the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir`s Poonch district.

IANS