Jammu, April 1 (IANS) Indian army chief, Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag has visited the Siachen Glacier to interact with personnel deployed in the area and review the situation, a defence official said on Friday.
In his visit on Thursday, Gen. Singh “visited the sites where our soldiers lost their life at Siachen in the recent avalanches. He interacted with the soldiers serving at Siachen and commended them for their outstanding work in the difficult conditions at Siachen”, army’s Northern Command spokesman, Col. S.D.Goswami told IANS here.
“He exhorted them to be careful to the avalanche threats.”
He said the army chief separately met the porters “who work tirelessly to maintain t he posts at those difficult conditions in Siachen”.
The Army Chief was accompanied by the Northern Army Commander, Lt.Gen. D.S. Hooda and Corps Commander, Lt Gen. S.K. Patyal.