Defence Minister Arun Jaitely flew to the Line of Control (LOC) in the strategic Rampur sector of North Kashmir where he interacted the troops on Friday. 

Interacting with the troops, Jaitley said the country recognises the challenging circumstances they have to work in and stand fully behind them.

Rampur sector was recently targeted by Pakistani troops.

Jaitley, who is in Srinagar in connection with the meeting of the GST council, flew in a helicopter this morning to meet the soldiers in the frontier area.

He had held a high-level meeting on Tuesday to review the situation in the Valley and on the LoC.