Northern Army Commander visits Rajouri to review operational preparedness


Rajouri, May 27 : Army Commander, General Officer of Commanding, Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi on Saturday visited Rajouri and held a meeting with field commanders of Ace of Spades Division and Romeo Force to review the operational preparedness.

Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi, Army Commander Northern Command visited Rajouri Sector to review operational preparedness, said the army in an official statement.

The Army further said that the Commander appreciated the troops for maintaining the highest levels of preparedness. Pertinent to mention here that the Army Commander has paid over half a dozen visits in Rajouri and Poonch areas in the last two months especially after the terrorist attack at Bhata Dhurian and encounter at Kesari Hill.

Rajouri and Poonch districts are under high alert after these terror related incidents with the army is carrying out an operation called ‘Operation Trinetra’ to track and eliminate terrorists who are active in Pir Panjal region.

Director General of Jammu and Kashmir police, Dilbagh Singh on April 28 stated that around 12 terrorists are active in this area who are involved in different terror incidents involving Bhata Dhurian ambush attack with a terror module run by a decades old OGW from Gursai has also been busted and vital leads have been received in the case.


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