Northern Army chief Lt Gen DS Hooda visits curfew-bound Rajouri

Jammu: Northern Army Commander Lt Gen DS Hooda on Thursday visited curfew-bound Rajouri district and appealed for peace in the region which had witnessed stone-pelting and arson on Wednesday after communal tension.

Lt Gen DS Hooda. AFP

Lt Gen DS Hooda. AFP

The Army Commander reviewed the security situation in Rajouri and interacted with the civil administration, Defence
spokesman of Northern Command said.

He appealed to the people to maintain calm and contribute towards restoration of peace in the region, the spokesman said.

Lt Gen Hooda assured them of all possible assistance in maintaining normalcy in the region.

Curfew was imposed in the border district following incidents of stone-pelting and arson after communal tension.

Updated Date: Sep 15, 2016 21:32 PM

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