1. You Are At:
  2. Home
  3. India News
  4. Security beefed up in Pathankot after terror attack in Jammu

Security beefed up in Pathankot after terror attack in Jammu

Special police check posts were put up to thwart any attempt by anti-social elements to disturb peace. A tight vigil is being maintained, Pathankot SSP Vivek Sheel Soni said.

Reported by: PTI, Pathankot [ Published on: February 10, 2018 21:45 IST ]
Security personnel stand guard outside the Sunjuwan Army
Security personnel stand guard outside the Sunjuwan Army camp during the encounter in Jammu on Saturday.

Security was bolstered in Pathankot district of Punjab in the wake of a terror attack on an Army camp in Jammu in which two junior commissioned officers (JCOs) were killed.

Special police check posts were put up to thwart any attempt by anti-social elements to disturb peace. A tight vigil is being maintained, Pathankot SSP Vivek Sheel Soni said.

Vehicles going towards and coming from Jammu and Kashmir were being checked thoroughly at a check post put up at Madhopur on the Pathankot-Jammu highway, said SHO, Sujanpur, Iqbal Singh.

The district shares border with Pakistan. The Pathankot airbase station had witnessed a terror attack in 2016. 

Dinanagar in adjoining Gurdaspur district was targeted by terrorists on July 27, 2015.

Write a comment