Line of Control: Army chief tells troops to be alert, aggressive

Army chief General Dalbir Singh had visited the Northern Command headquarters a day after Pakistan said that Indian Army killed seven of its soldiers in shelling

By: Express News Service | Jammu | Published:November 16, 2016 2:45 am
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ARMY CHIEF General Dalbir Singh visited the Northern Command headquarters in Udhampur on Tuesday and exhorted the soldiers to remain alert against any inimical designs of the enemy and be aggressive in their approach, Udhampur-based Defence Ministry spokesperson Colonel N N Joshi said.

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According to Colonel Joshi, the Army chief interacted with formation commanders and reviewed the situation along the Line of Control (LoC) as well as internal security situation in the command theatre.

The visit comes a day after Pakistan said that Indian Army killed seven of its soldiers in shelling.

General Singh commended the soldiers for boldly responding to ceasefire violations along the LoC and lauded the synergy and cooperation between the Northern Command, Air Force, paramilitary forces, civil administration and central police personnel operating in the region.