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Air Force, Army on high alert in Punjab

Air Force fighter jets carried out sorties over some parts of Punjab as a preventive measure

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Publish Date: Sep 30 2016 12:41PM | Updated Date: Sep 30 2016 12:41PM

Air Force, Army on high alert in Punjab

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) , army and the Border Security Force (BSF) were put on high alert in Punjab and other states to counter any escalation of the situation after surgical strike across the Line of Control (LoC).

 
Army convoys were seen moving towards the border belt in Punjab in preparation of thwarting any action from Pakistan to retaliate the LoC strike.
 
The IAF has been put on high alert on the western front in full preparedness. It’s bases in the region include Halwara and Adampur (both in Punjab), Ambala (in Haryana) and Hindon (near Delhi).
 
Air Force fighter jets carried out sorties over some parts of Punjab as a preventive measure.
 
Army units were also on high alert in Punjab. The army spread in Mamoon cantonment near Pathankot, the 11 Corps based in Jalandhar, the 10 Corps in Bathinda in Punjab and army units in Ferozepur, Amritsar and other places also.