NEW DELHI, March 27 -- From the possibility of terrorists "intentionally spreading" the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Kashmir to likely military logistics challenges, from restrictions on training to rotation of units aimed to prevent soldiers from getting infected, the army is focusing on mitigating risks emerging from Covid-19 that could affect its operations, three army officers said Thursday on condition of anonymity.

"We are going through extraordinary times and the challenges we face as a fighting force are new and unexpected. We are keeping a close watch on every aspect related to the Covid-19 pandemic and how it could impact us. Even the remote possibility of terrorists somehow attempting to spread the disease, or creating a sc...