Published On: Thu, Apr 5th, 2018

Army commander reviews situation in south Kashmir

Jammu: Indian Army’s Northern Command chief Lt Gen D Anbu on Thursday reviewed the operational preparedness of troops engaged in anti-terrorist operations in south Kashmir areas.

Reviewed security situation & Operational preparedness in South Kashmir

Udhampur-headquartered Northern Command tweeted: “… reviewed security situation & Operational preparedness in South Kashmir; Interacted with troops & exhorted them to be vigilant while complimenting their high standards of professionalism & morale.”

Defence sources said Lt Gen Anbu, while commending the troops for their recent successes in anti-militancy operation, stressed that standard operating procedures (SoPs) governing such operations must be followed in letter and spirit.

In three gun battles with terrorists in Anantnag and Shopian on Sunday, security forces killed 13 terrorists while four civilians and three soldiers also lost their lives.

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