Army chief visits LoC a day after killing seven Pakistan soldiers

While reviewing the situation alongwith the Line of Control, Army chief asked the troops to be alert against any inimical activity in the wake of heightened tension in Indo-Pak ties.

Published: 15th November 2016 07:49 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th November 2016 07:49 PM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: A day after Pakistan said the Indian army killed seven of its soldiers in artillery shelling, Army Chief Genral Dalbir Suhag made a surprise visit to the Line of Control to assess the security situation

While reviewing the situation alongwith the Line of Control, Army chief asked the troops to be alert against any inimical activity in the wake of heightened tension in Indo-Pak ties.

Since Indian Army’s surgical strike, Pakistan has been constantly violated the ceasefire agreement by targeting indian posts as well as civilian areas. So far this, over 150 ceasefire violations have committed by the Pakistani side and majority of them happened only after Indian army’s September end surgical strike in PoK.

"The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh visited Headquarters Northern Command at Udhampur in Jammu today", a senior Army officer said.

While lauding the synergy and co-operation between the army with civil administration and other para-military forces operating in the region,  Army chief exhorted the troops to be alert against any inimical designs and be aggressive in their approach.

The General interacted with the Formation Commanders and reviewed the situation along the Line of Control (LoC) as well as the internal security situation in the Command theatre, he said. The army chief commended the soldiers for boldly responding to ceasefire violations along the LoC.

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