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Army chief to visit Siachen, border areas in J&K

Army chief General Deepak Kapoor rushed to Siachen Glacier and forward areas of Jammu and Kashmir to check the operational preparedness of the troops.

india Updated: Dec 23, 2008 12:54 IST

In view of the heightening tension with Pakistan, Government today rushed Army chief General Deepak Kapoor to Siachen Glacier and forward areas of Jammu and Kashmir to check the operational preparedness of the troops.

Government sources told PTI in New Delhi that Gen. Kapoor left for Siachen Glacier Monday morning and will be there for a day to interact with the unit commanders and senior officers, before returning to the Capital after taking stock of the situation.