SRINAGAR Armys Northern Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh visited the forward areas of Kashmir region to review the prevailing security situation on the Line of Control.
Accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen AK Bhatt, the Army Commander visited forward posts in the frontier districts of Kupwara and Baramulla, wherein he was briefed on the counter infiltration grid and operational preparedness of the formations, according to an official statement issued here.
The Army Commander was appreciative of the measures and Standard Operating Procedures instituted by the units and formations to meet the challenges posed by the inimical elements, it said.
Later in the day, the Army Commander also visited the High Altitude Warfare School (HAWS) in Gulmarg and interacted with the troops undergoing specialised training in snow-craft and winter warfare.
He commended the high standards of training provided by HAWS, which is an epitome of specialised training in mountain, high altitude and snow warfare.
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