Security tightened at Leh airport

The Leh airport, 340 kms from Srinagar, is being used both by the army and civilians and witness heavy rush of travellers during the day.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: Nov 21 2017 2:20PM | Updated Date: Nov 21 2017 2:20PM
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Government forces were put on maximum alert in Leh town of frontier region of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday following intelligence reports that  militants might strike the local airport there.

The Leh airport, 340 kms from Srinagar, is being used both by the army and civilians and witness heavy rush of travellers during the day.

Leaving nothing  to chance, the security has been beefed up in and around the airport, official reports said.