Sustain pressure on all terrorist groups operating in Valley: Northern Army Commander

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec. 4 (ANI): On his maiden visit to the Valley, a couple of days after taking over the reins of the Udhampur-based Northern Command, Lt. Gen. D. Anbu reviewed the security in 15 Corps and urged all to sustain the pressure on all terrorist groups operating in the Valley and to continue with the humanitarian initiatives to help the civil administration in alleviating the problems of the people. The Northern Army Commander, who arrived here on Saturday on a two-day visit, complimented the troops for their utmost professionalism and appreciated the synergy being maintained amongst all the security agencies, which he said was the most critical aspect of counter terrorist operations. During his interaction with officers and men on ground, the Army Commander lauded their high levels of operational preparedness, vigil and morale and exhorted them to remain alert for any eventuality. He was briefed by the Chinar Corps Commander Lt. Gen. J.S. Sandhu at Badami Bagh Cantt on the overall security situation and major operational, logistical and administrative aspects pertaining to the Corps. During his two days stay, Lt. Gen. Anbu visited the frontier areas of Baramulla, Uri and Kupwara, where he was briefed by the GOsC of Baramulla and Kupwara Divisions and other local commanders on all the measures taken by the Army along the Line of Control (LoC) to beat back any misadventure from across. The General officer also visited the hinterland formations at Sharifabad and Awantipur, where he was given a firsthand account on the ground situation. Lt. Gen. D Anbu, who had assumed the charge of Northern Army Commander on December 1, extended his greetings to the Awaam of Kashmir and reiterated Army's commitment to their wellbeing at all times. (ANI)