Army Commander Western Command, Lt Gen KJ Singh visited Samba Military Station on 22 and 23 March 2015. The Army Commander said “Sabaash” to the Officers and Jawans who had professionally eliminated two terrorists trying to enter one of the unit locations but were successfully foiled by the alert sentry on the post.
The Army Commander in his visit met troops deployed in the forward area and applauded their role in ensuring the peace and security of the area. The alertness and timely action not only foiled the terrorists’ attempts in gaining entry inside the Military Station but also prevented any loss of life of any citizen of our country.
The Army Commander also felicitated three civilians who had assisted the security forces during the operation. He took stock of the present security scenario in the region in view of the two back to back terrorists attacks. In this interaction with the local Formation Commanders and intelligence agencies he re-emphasised the need to maintain a strong vigil against inimical design of terrorists.