Air bases, military installations on high alert in Jammu

Air bases, military installations on high alert in Jammu

Authorities on Friday sounded a high alert in Jammu province.

"Air bases and military installations in Jammu have beenasked to remain in every ready mode with additional deployment troops onborders and sensitive locations," an official told Greater Kashmir.

"Jammu Air Force station put on ultra alert since morning withdrones hovering over and around air force station and Jammu's only civilairport," said a source.

He added that many battalions of paramilitary forces havebeen deployed in Kishtwar, Bhaderwah, Doda, Banihal and Ramban areas of Jammuin addition to extra deployed of Army and Border Security Force at theInternational Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC).

"Romeo, Delta and Uniform forces of Rashtriya Rifles andother regular units of Army deployed on Line of Control and hinterland havebeen asked to be prepared for any situation," the source maintained.

Meanwhile,  RapidAction Force and paramilitary BSF have been moved in Rajouri and Poonchdistricts to deal with any internal trouble, said the sources.

Similarly, a large number of security forces personnel havebeen provided at the disposal of district police in Jammu to strengthen thesecurity grid in all sensitive areas.

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