Srinagar, April 27 (IANS) Indian Army’s Northern Command chief, Lt Gen. D. Anbu on Friday reviewed security in the Kashmir Valley and commended the security f orces for recent successful anti-militancy operations, a defence official said.
Defence Ministry spokesman Col. Rajesh Kalia said that Anbu visited the Kashmir Valley to review prevailing security situation in the hinterland.
“Accompanied by the Chinar Corps commander, Lt Gen. A.K. Bhatt, the Army Commander visited formation headquarters and was briefed by the commanders on ground as regards the operational preparedness.
“The Army commander was appreciative of the measures and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) instituted by the units and formations to meet the challenges posed by the inimical elements.
“Commending the performance of troops in the recent successful operations, the Army commander stressed on the need to maintain extra vigil to defeat evil designs of the hostile forces and assured his full support to further strengthen the security posture. He also lauded the excellent synergy amongst all the security forces,” said Kalia.