Army chief reviews security in Jammu region

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Jammu, Aug 17: Amid the ongoing unrest in the Kashmir Valley, Indian Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh on Wednesday reviewed the security situation in the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir along with senior commanders, a defence statement said.

"Gen Singh, accompanied by the Northern Army Commander, Lt. Gen D.S. Hooda visited various formations of the Nagrota based White Knight Corps to review the prevailing security situation. 

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"The Army Chief was briefed by Lt. Gen R.R. Nimbhorkar about the preparedness of White Knight Corps in dealing with the emerging and dynamically changing security situation and the measures taken to thwart any misadventure by the inimical forces.

The violent clashes in the Valley between security forces and protesters erupted after security forces killed popular rebel commander Burhan Wani on July 8. At least 65 civilians have been killed and thousands have been wounded.

IANS 

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