Review on operational preparedness of Army in Jammu and Pathankot regions


JAMMU: In the wake of the Uri attack, Western Army Commander Lt Gen Surinder Singh today looked into the operational preparedness of the Army in Jammu and Pathankot regions and emphasized on ensuring fool proof security measures.

The General Officer Commanding in Chief of the Western Command (GoC-in-C) audited the operational readiness of the Army in the Jammu-Pathankot area and stressed on guaranteeing fool verification efforts to establish safety, a Defense representative said.

"He visited the forward areas in Jammu, Samba and Pathankot where he interacted with field commanders and troops in the area and appreciated the efforts of Army units and formation.

"He reiterated the need to maintain a high order of operational preparedness and alertness," the spokesman said. 

Lt Gen Singh likewise went to Headquarter Northern Command and cooperated with Lieutenant General DS Hooda, the GOC-in-C of the Northern Command.On September 20, the Western Army Commander had likewise gone to fringe zones of Jammu, Samba and Kathua.