Northern army commander Lt. Gen Dwivedi reviews security scenario in Kashmir

Srinagar, Mar 11 (KNS): The Northern Army Commander, Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi is on a three-days visit to Kashmir Valley from March 10 to 12.

A defence spokesperson in a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that he visited Rashtriya Rifles formations in hinterland to review the overall security scenario in the Kashmir Valley. 
The statement reads that the Army Commander also visited a Rashtriya Rifles unit conducting Counter Terrorist operations. 
It reads that he appreciated the recent success in operations where the troops successfully eliminated some hard-core terrorists including Pakistani terrorists with minimal collateral damage and no loss of any civilian life.
As per the statement, he reiterated the credo of use of minimum force and just conduct by the soldiers involved in Counter Terrorist operations. 
He appreciated the efforts at breaking the cycle of violence for sustainable peace and stability in Kashmir. On 11 Mar 22, the Army Commander was briefed by Lt Gen DP Pandey, GOC Chinar Corps at the Chinar Corps Headquarters, on the prevalent security situation and measures instituted to counter adversaries’ design.” 
It reads that he interacted with the senior officers of Chinar Corps and lauded the strong counter infiltration grid along the Line of Control. 
“For the hinterland, the Army Commander complimented Chinar Corps for the conduct of just operations. He was appreciative of the excellent soldier – citizen connect activities, which have resulted in overall reduction in the terrorist recruitments.”
It reads that the Army Commander also commended Chinar Corps for the various activities being conducted with the citizens in fields of education, sports, culture and skilling. (KNS)

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