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Retreat ceremony at Wagah border called off till October 2

Due to the escalated tension after the surgical strikes, the beating retreat ceremony, held at the Wagah border, now stands cancelled till October 2.

punjab Updated: Sep 30, 2016 17:02 IST
HT Correspondent
The retreat is carried out by the BSF and Pakistan Rangers every evening.
The retreat is carried out by the BSF and Pakistan Rangers every evening.(HT File Photo)

Due to the escalated tension after the surgical strikes, the beating retreat ceremony, held at the Wagah border, now stands cancelled till October 2.

Following Indian Army’s surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday, the retreat ceremony was cancelled.The retreat is carried out by the BSF and Pakistan Rangers every evening.

The Amritsar deputy commissioner Varun Roojam, while confirming this said, “The flag will be lowered in a routine manner but no public will be allowed.”

Meanwhile, the border along Pakistan has been put on high alert.