Jammu: Army chief General Bikram Singh on Tuesday reviewed counter-infiltration and security measures in Jammu and Kashmir and visited forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC).
The Army chief, who is on a two-day visit to the state, chaired a meeting at the 16 Corps headquarters in Nagrota, where he was briefed by field commanders about security and counter-infiltration measures in J&K, a defence spokesman said.
General Singh later flew to the Rajouri sector where he visited forward areas along the LoC. During his stay, General Singh will be meeting Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and will call on J&K Governor NN Vohra at Raj Bhawan.
He would also be undertaking a tour of the forward areas in the Akhnoor sector, besides visiting the Doda region, where he will be briefed by personnel of the counter-terrorism Delta force. He is scheduled to return to Delhi on Wednesday....more
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