SrinagarNorthern Army Commander Lieutenant General Devraj Anbu on Wednesday complimented the Indian troops for their alertness and synergy with other security forces, which resulted in successful operations including the recent operation, in which Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmed Bhat was killed.
General Anbu visited the Army formations and units in South Kashmir, where he was briefed by the field commanders on the prevailing security situation and the measures instituted to ensure peace and calm.
The Commander along with his Chinar Corps counterpart Lieutenant General J.S. Sandhu, also took stock of the security and administrative arrangements for the Amarnath Yatra which is scheduled to commerce from June 29.
He stressed upon the need for close coordination with Civil Administration to ensure a smooth and efficient conduct of the Yatra.
The death of Sabazar Bhat, who succeeded Burhan Wani has triggered protests, shutdown and curfew like situation.
The Tral operation was a coordinated effort of the Rashtriya Rifles (RR), the JKP, Special Operation Group (SOG) and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).