SRINAGAR: Safety measures have been elevated, and car inspections intensified throughout the whole Jammu division forward of Republic Day, following a suspected militant assault on a convoy within the Poonch district final Friday.
The Basic Officer Commanding (GoC) White Knight Corps, Navin Sachdewa, briefed Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on the present scenario.
Official sources stated that in depth search operations within the Poonch sector after terrorists opened hearth on a convoy led by the Commanding Officer of an area military unit within the Krishna Ghati space of Poonch on Friday night.
The Commanding Officer got here beneath assault within the Khwaria space of Dharati Village within the Krishna Ghati Sector of Poonch district. The Indian Military’s White Knight Corps said on its official deal with on X that there have been no casualties, and a search operation by troops and Jammu and Kashmir Police was underway.
Safety forces are conducting a large-scale operation to apprehend the perpetrators, now on the second consecutive day. Intelligence companies are actively working to determine and perceive the motives behind the assault. The incident has heightened considerations in regards to the safety scenario within the area, prompting heightened vigilance by authorities to stop additional untoward incidents.
Safety forces are additionally conducting thorough car checks at weak and essential factors throughout Jammu and Kashmir.
This incident happens amid simmering tensions within the area, with safety forces on excessive alert. The local people has been urged to stay vigilant and cooperate with authorities by offering any info that will help within the investigation.
Lieutenant Basic Navin Sachdeva, Basic Officer Corps (GOC) White Knight Corps, known as on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Rajbhavan. The final officer briefed him on the present safety scenario, Indian Military outreach to the local people, and coordination with different safety forces.
On Friday, Northern Military Commander Lieutenant Basic Upendra Dwivedi, accompanied by GOC White Knight Corps, reviewed the operational preparedness of formations within the Rajouri and Poonch sectors. The Military Commander additionally appreciated the outreach efforts of the White Knight Corps and visited ahead posts within the Rajouri Sector to work together with troops. He praised them for his or her excessive morale and round the clock vigil, urging them to proceed working with zeal and dedication to keep up a steady safety surroundings.
Moreover, the Military commander chaired a gathering with the officers of ROMEO Drive, DELTA Drive, and Ace of Spades Division on Counter-Terrorism Operations dynamics in 2023. Reviewing the entire sample of terrorist actions, the Military Commander outlined the ‘Strat 24’ operational focus in 2024 to counter adversary designs and sponsored terrorism.
On Thursday, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha chaired a gathering with senior officers, deputy commissioners, and senior superintendents of police (SSP) of the Jammu division. The discussions centered on growth and safety points, emphasising the necessity for a complete technique towards drug smugglers, drug scorching spots, and cross-border smuggling. (KNO)
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