Defence

Western army commander reviews security along Indo-Pak border in Jammu

BY hindustan times

Western army commander Lt Gen RP Singh reviewed security along the 198km long Indo-Pak international border in Jammu region.

“The western army commander visited Tiger Division on Friday and Saturday. The army commander was briefed by Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi, Corps Commander Rising Star Corps and Maj Gen Vijay B Nair, GOC Tiger Division on the operational situation and security scenario in Jammu Sector,” said defence spokesman Lt Col Devender Anand.

The army commander interacted with troops deployed in forward areas and complimented them for maintaining a high degree of operational preparedness, added Col Anand.

Of late there has been a spike in incidents of Pakistani drones entering Indian territory across the border to drop arms, ammunition, drugs and money to fuel terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan has also been digging trans-border tunnels along the international border for terrorists to cross over undetected. Using one such tunnel, discovered recently

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