Army Chief Appeals For Peace

SRINAGAR: The Chief of Army Staff Gen Dalbir Singh visited Kashmir valley on Tuesday to review the security situation in the state post the killing of militant commander Burhan Wani.

 Accompanied by the Northern Army Commander Lt Gen DS Hooda and the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen Satish Dua, the Army Chief today visited LC formations and units in North Kashmir where he was briefed on the operational preparedness, said a spokesman.

“Commending the alertness of all troops deployed along the LC in foiling the nefarious designs of inimical forces, Gen Dalbir stressed upon the need to continue high degree of vigil and operational focus,” he said.

The Chief also visited the Victor Force Headquarters at Awantipura where he was apprised of the latest situation in South Kashmir.

He appreciated the professionalism with which the troops had been operating in full synergy with other security and civil agencies to keep the situation under control, said the spokesman.

“He impressed upon everyone to uphold human rights and exercise maximum possible restraint while dealing with the protesting mobs.”

At Badamibagh in Srinagar, he also made an earnest appeal to the people to eschew violence and help restore peace and calm at the earliest, added the spokesman.    






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