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Army chief reviews security situation in Jammu region

Posted on Apr 13 2014 | IANS

Jammu, April 12 : Indian army chief, Gen. Bikram Singh, Saturday visited the headquarters of a division here to review the security situation and interact with local field commanders, a defence spokesman said.

"Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Bikram Singh visited the Satwari cantonment in Jammu as part of his visit to Jammu and Kashmir today. He was received and briefed on the current situation by the general officer commanding (GOC)," the spokesman said.

The army chief reviewed the security situation and interacted with field commanders of Tiger division before concluding his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, he added.

Gen. Singh had arrived here Friday. He visited the Udhampur headquarters of the northern command where its chief, Lt.Gen. Sanjiv Chachra briefed him about the overall security situation in the state and the welfare measures being taken for the assistance of the general public and ex-servicemen.

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