Army Chief's US visit called off, as jawans battle Pak infilitrators in Keran on Day 15

New Delhi: The US visit of Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh has been called off in view of the shutdown in US government, even as army jawans are battling it out in the dense hilly
army chief s us visit called off as jawans battle...
India TV News Desk 08 Oct 2013, 12:05 PM IST
New Delhi: The US visit of Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh has been called off in view of the shutdown in US government, even as army jawans are battling it out in the dense hilly forests of Keran with Pakistani infiltrators as the encounter entered Day 15.




The Prime Minister held a top-level meeting in Delhi on Monday with the Army chief and other Defence Ministry officials to assess the ground situation.

"We are proceeding with extreme caution in the flushing out operations at Shala Bhata to avoid casualties. The terrain is extremely tough, with thick undergrowth and crevasses.
 
   
 

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