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Alert Sounded After BSF Spots Some Suspects Near Border

An alert has been sounded in villages located near the Indo-Pak border in Pathankot district and patrolling intensified after BSF alerted police on spotting three to five suspects in Pakistan side near the border.

Published: 02nd March 2016 06:20 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd March 2016 06:20 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

PATHANKOT: An alert has been sounded in villages located near the Indo-Pak border in Pathankot district and patrolling intensified after BSF alerted police on spotting three to five suspects in Pakistan side near the border.

"An alert has been sounded in and around villages located near Indo-Pak border and night patrolling by security personnel has been stepped up in the wake of information with regard to suspect shared by BSF personnel," a Pathankot district police official said.

BSF has alerted Pathankot district police after spotting three to five suspects in Pakistan side near Indo-Pak border here.

"Three to five suspects were spotted by our surveillance equipments in Pakistan side near Zero Line and thereafter, Pathankot police authorities have been informed in this regard," a BSF official said today.

BSF has Dhinda Forward Post in Bamial area near Zero Line at Indo-Pak border.

BSF official said that information has been shared with the district police to remain alert.

After receiving information, the district police have stepped up patrolling and vigil near the Indo-Pak border to prevent entry of any anti-social element into Indian territory.

Police nakas (check posts) have been set up at various places while area near Narot Jaimal Singh has been completely sealed.

Heavily armed terrorists had attacked Pathankot Airforce base in January this year and they were suspected to have infiltrated into India from a spot near Bamial located near Indo-Pak border in Pathankot.



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