Northern Army Commander Lt Gen DS Hooda visited the frontier area of Uri in North Kashmir valley and reviewed security with the local commanders.
On a day of visit of General Officer Commander in Chief (GOC in C) of Northern Command the Army there had successfully foiled three infiltration bids along the LoC in which four terrorists were killed in Naugam sector.
The troops also eliminated three heavily armed terrorists in hinterland in Langate. The Army Commander was accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen Satish Dua. The officers took stock of all measures taken by the Army to beat back any misadventure from across. During his interaction with officers and men on ground, Gen Hooda conveyed his compliments for their high levels of operational preparedness, vigil and morale and exhorted them to remain alert for any eventuality.
The Army commander also complimented the troops operating in hinterland for their professionalism which was amply displayed again in the successful foiling of terrorist attack in Baramulla on 03 Oct 16 and in today’s operation in Langate, Kupwara in which three Pak terrorists have been eliminated.
Later, both the senior officers visited Awantipura based Victor Force Headquarters where Gen Hooda was briefed by the Kilo and Victor Force Commanders on the security situation in Kashmir. The Army Commander urged all to sustain the pressure on terrorist groups operating in the valley and also to continue with the humanitarian initiatives to help the Civil Administration in alleviating the problems of the people.