Army chief reviews security situation in Akhnoor sector

JAMMU, JUL 14: Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat today visited the Akhnoor sector here and reviewed the operational preparedness, prevailing security situation and actions being undertaken to ensure a robust and effective counter infiltration grid. He commended the field commanders for ably confronting the challenges posed by “inimical elements” and exhorted all ranks to continue working with dedication.
Accompanied by Northern Army commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, the army chief visited the Akhnoor sector and was briefed by General Officer Commanding (GOC), White Knight Corps, Lt Gen Saranjeet Singh, GOC Crossed Swords Division Maj Gen M K Mago and other formation commanders, Jammu-based defence spokesperson Lt Col Devender Anand said in a statement.
The COAS also reviewed the measures and Standard Operating Procedures instituted and being followed by the units and formations. He commended the field commanders for ably confronting the challenges posed by the inimical elements and complemented them for their professionalism and selfless commitment. He exhorted all ranks to continue to work with same zeal, enthusiasm and dedication to overcome the challenges.
He said the officers briefed the Chief of Army Staff on the operational preparedness, prevailing security situation and actions being undertaken to ensure a robust and effective counter infiltration grid. (AGENCIES)