Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said it will take “some days” to bring back Army soldier Chandu Babulal Chavan, who is in Pakistan’s custody after inadvertently crossing the Line of Control
At Midnight on September 29th, based on very credible and specific information which the Indian Army received that some terrorist teams hadpositioned themselves at launch pads along the Line of Control with an aim to carry out infiltration and terrorist strikes in Jammu & Kashmir and in various other metros in our country, the Indian army conducted surgical strikes at these launch pads. In his briefing on the afternoon of September 29, the Director General of Military Operations (DGMO), Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said the operations were basically focused to ensure that these terrorists do not succeed in their design of infiltration and carrying out destruction and endangering the lives of citizens of our country. During these counter terrorist operations, significant casualties have been caused to the terrorists and those who were trying to support them. The operations aimed at neutralizing the terrorists have since ceased. “We do not have any plans for continuation of further operations. However the Indian armed forces are fully prepared for any contingency that may arise,” Gen Singh said.
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In 2016, there have been 17 infiltration bids eliminated by the Indian Army along the Line of Control.
Of a total of 110 terrorists eliminated in J&K, 31 have been killed while they were attempting to cross the Line of Control.
The Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Western Naval Command Vice Admiral Girish Luthra visited the two naval divers and complimented them for their bravery and actions in keeping with the finest traditions of the Navy of protecting our Nation and Countrymen, risking their own lives in extreme weather conditions to rescue a fisherman found at sea.
Parrikar was briefed about the security grid along the LC and the hinterland also covering the deployment and employment of the additional forces that have been recently inducted into the Valley. The need for heightened vigil both on the LC and hinterland and to remain prepared for any developing was stressed upon. There have been a number of infiltration attempts that the Army has foiled recently.
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