GoC White Knight Corps visits LoC areas in Rajouri

Expresses confidence over operational readiness: Army
As per the Army, Lt Gen Singh visited areas along the LoC in Rajouri and Nowshera sectors.
As per the Army, Lt Gen Singh visited areas along the LoC in Rajouri and Nowshera sectors.Special arrangement

Rajouri: Amid ongoing security alert in Rajouri district and an increase in suspected terrorist movement in the district, General Officer in Commanding (GoC) White Knight Corps, Lt Gen Manjinder Singh Monday visited the forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) and took stock of the security scenario.

The senior Army commander visited these locations at a time when twin infiltration attempts were foiled last month in the Nowshera sector while regular inputs regarding the increase in the movement of terrorists on the launch pads on the other side of LoC are being received.

As per the Army, Lt Gen Singh visited areas along the LoC in Rajouri and Nowshera sectors.

“GoC White Knight Corps reviewed the operational preparedness,” the Army said.

It said that the GoC interacted with all the ranks and expressed confidence in the operational readiness.

The security in Rajouri district is already on a high alert after the recent terror acts that include an attack at Pargal Army Camp, a gunfight at Kandhra along with reports of suspected terrorist movement in some other parts of the district.

Army and Police also held different meetings to chalk out a strategy to deal with the situation with ADG Police Jammu Zone, Mukesh Singh also visited Rajouri district last month, held a series of meetings, and asked the troops on the ground to ensure a well-coordinated counter-insurgency strategy.

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