Northern Army Commander Lt General Ranbir Singh on Friday visited forward areas along the Line of Control in Rajouri sector to review situation on ground and the operational preparedness. A defence ministry spokesperson said that the Army Commander interacted with the troops and exhorted them to be vigilant. He also complimented their high standards of professionalism.
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Police along with security forces in a joint operation on Thursday evening smashed a militant hideout in Poonch district’s Mendhar area and seized huge quantity of arms, ammunition and explosives from there. The hideout, a cave in forests at Beri Rakh, nearly 5 kms from Mendhar town, appeared to be an old one and not in use by militants since long, sources said. Read More