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LoC security reviewed

SRINAGAR, Feb 9: Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra and Vice Chief of Army Lt Gen Sarath Chand on Friday visited Jammu and Kashmir and reviewed security along the borders and in the hinterland. This comes at a time a spurt has been registered in ceasefire violations. Both of them also visited the Badami Bagh Cantonment and were briefed by Lt Gen A.K. Bhatt, Chinar Corps Commander. The Defence Secretary, who arrived here on Friday, visited forward areas on the LoC and reviewed security preparedness in the hinterland, an official statement said here. The Defence Secretary visited the forward areas along the LoC where he was briefed on the security situation. (IANS)