Parrikar reviews security situation in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir along with army chief, Gen. Dalbir Singh.

Parrikar, who reached here Thursday morning, had to cancel his scheduled visit to Drass town in the Ladakh region because of bad weather.

He instead visited the Badami Bagh Cantonment where the headquarters of the 15 Corps are located where Northern Command chief, Lt.Gen.D.S. Hooda gave a briefing on the latest security situation on the borders and the hinterland.

Top army officers and those from military intelligence were present at the briefing.

Parrikar later flew back to New Delhi.

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