JAMMU: Governor Satya Pal Malik has lauded the army, police and paramilitary forces in neutralizing militants in an encounter at Pinglena village of Pulwama.
Governor has expressed grief on the killing of the army and police personnel in the said operation and prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls and expressed sympathy and solidarity with family members of the deceased.
Governor Satya Pal Malik spoke to Brigadier Harbir Singh, Commander 12 Sector RR, and Sh Amit Kumar, DIG South Kashmir and their family members and inquired about their well being. He has wished a speedy recovery to them and other security personnel injured during the operation.
Governor Malik observed that it is a matter of pride for the nation that senior officers from the army and security forces are leading from the front in anti-militancy operations. Governor particularly appreciated Brigadier Harbir Singh who had voluntarily returned from leave to lead this operation.