Chief of defence staff to visit forward areas
By: Wani Fazil VOV
According to official communication of army to media Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat is visiting forward areas along Line of Control (LoC) to take stock of the army’s operational preparedness and the security situation in Jammu region.
The communication to the media on Thursday said that he will be returning back to Delhi in the evening. During his visit he will be reviewing operational preparedness, security situation and anti-infiltration grid with field commanders.
According to PTI reporting about the visit of Bipin Rawat it said in its report that the visit to the forward areas in twin border districts of Rajouri and Poonch comes at a time when infiltration attempts by Pakistan have increased and drones are being used to drop weapons along LoC in these sectors.
With inputs from PTI