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CDS reviews security situation in Jammu

JAMMU: Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan, who was on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, chaired a high-level security meeting here which was attended by top Army Commanders and Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) officials.

The meeting comes at a time when security forces have launched massive operations to finish militancy in Jammu region and eliminate the militants responsible for killings of seven civilians from minority community at village Dhangri in Rajouri district.

The meeting was attended by Udhampur-based Northern Army Commander Lt General Upendra Dwivedi and Director General of Police Dilbag Singh among others, the officials said.
Additional Director General of Police, Jammu zone, Mukesh Singh and General Officer Commanding of Jammu-based 16 Corps, also known as White Knight Corps, Lt Gen Sandeep Jain and General Officer Commanding 26 Infantry division Major General Gaurav Gautam also attended the meeting.

On his arrival in Jammu this morning, General Chauhan was received by Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Station Jammu, Air Commodore G S Bhullar, officials said.

"#CDS Gen Anil Chauhan accompanied by #ArmyCdrNC, Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi arrived at Jammu. The CDS chaired a high level security meeting attended by #ArmyCdrNC, DGP @JmuKmrPolice Dilbag Singh, ADGP JKP, Lt Gen Sandeep Jain GOC 16 Corps & GOC 26 Infantry Div," tweeted A Bharat Bhushan Babu, Principal spokesperson of the Defence Ministry.

Officials said General Chauhan later returned to New Delhi after visiting Nagrota cantonment.



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