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Jammu: Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh is arriving here on Saturday to review border security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of continued ceasefire violations by Pakistan.

“General Dalbir Singh is arriving here today (Saturday) morning. He will take stock of the prevailing situation on the borders in the state,” said defence sources.

“They will receive a briefing at the Udhampur headquarters of the Northern Command.”

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“GOC-in-C of Northern Command and the three corps commanders of 14, 15 and 16 will be present during the briefing session,” the sources said.

“It is likely the Army Chief might visit some forward positions on the Line of Control (LoC),” they added.

This will be General Dalbir Singh’s first visit to Jammu and Kashmir after India carried out surgical strikes against terrorist launching pads across the LoC on Wednesday night.

First Published | 1 October 2016 9:35 AM
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