Security beefed up after Gurdaspur attack across the city

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Jalandhar
  • Updated: Jul 27, 2015 18:32 IST

The security has been beefed in entire state after a high alert was issued, following the terror attack in Gurdaspur on Monday morning.

The security personnel were pressed to bus stands, railway stations, markets and they initiated hectic checking for security purposes. The sniffer dog squads, too, were put into action along with the security personnel.

The cops have been deployed at shopping malls and crowded markets in the wake of a terrorist attack. The police have set up 'nakas' or check-points and intensified checking of vehicles.

Anti-riot control squads, bomb squads and a large number of reserved forces from Punjab Armed Police (PAP) campus was moved to Gurdaspur.

When contacted, deputy commissioner of police (DCP) Rajinder Singh said all entry points in the city have been sealed and special checking has already started since the terrorist attack on Monday morning in Gurdaspur.

He said directions have also been issued to all station house officers to conduct patrol into their jurisdiction.

Further, Nawanshahr police have also started checking bus stand, railway station and main markets on Chandigarh road.

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