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Uri attack: BSF beefs up security along Indo-Pak border

The Border Security Force (BSF) has sounded alert along the Indo-Pak border in Punjab after a terror attack on an army base at Uri in Kashmir on Sunday.

punjab Updated: Sep 18, 2016 19:42 IST
HT Correspondent
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel stand guard at Wagah border on Monday.
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel stand guard at Wagah border on Monday. (HT Photo)

The Border Security Force (BSF) has sounded alert along the Indo-Pak border in Punjab after a terror attack on an army base at Uri in Kashmir on Sunday.

BSF jawans conducting security checking before the retreat ceremony at Attari border on Tuesday. (HT Photo)

The BSF has also heightened security at Attari checkpost, where thousands of tourists come every day to witness the retreat ceremony.

A BSF jawan stands guard during the retreat ceremony at Attari border in Amritsar on Tuesday. (HT Photo)

A BSF official told HT: “Troops have been alerted and vigil along the border has been heightened. More troops are being sent to the sensitive areas along the border in the Amritsar sector.” The vigil along the riverine border belt in the Ajnala sector has also been beefed up.

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