BSF Steps up Vigil Along the Border After Punjab Terror Attack

The Border Security Force has tightened security along the border after the Punjab attack. 

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The BSF has sounded an alert and stepped up the vigil along International Border in the wake of the terror attack in Gurdaspur district in Punjab early Monday morning.

We are on alert. We have enhanced vigil along the entire International Border with Pakistan. Our senior officers are currently in the Gurdaspur Sector.
– Anil Paliwal, BSF IG, Punjab Frontier

He further said Dinanagar town falls in Gurdaspur Sector, which is a junction point between Jammu and Punjab.

“DIG, Commandants and other officials of the BSF are in Gurdaspur. We are monitoring the situation,” Paliwal said.

Dinanagar town that lies close to Pakistan, falls in between Gurdaspur town on one side and Pathankot on the other, is about 260 km from Chandigarh.

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