Pak set up 856 bunkers along borders with India

Last Updated: Monday, December 19, 2011 - 21:11

New Delhi: Intelligence agencies have given
inputs that Pakistan has constructed and repaired 856 bunkers
and 143 Border Out-Posts (BOPs) along its boundary with India,
Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

"Government is aware through intelligence inputs that
Pakistan has constructed and carried out repairs of 856
bunkers, 261 morchas, 378 towers and 143 BOPs," Defence
Minister A K Antony said in Lok Sabha.

The Defence Minister said protests have been lodged with
Pakistan Rangers and Flag Meetings are held in all cases.

"The matter is also taken up by the BSF with Pakistan
Rangers during scheduled meetings at various levels," Antony
said.

He said Government has taken several steps such as
establishment of Observation Posts, construction of border
fencing and introduction of modern and hi-tech surveillance
equipments and upgraded the intelligence set up to check
infiltration.

In reply to a query on ragging in Sainik Schools, Antony
said in last three years, 11 such incidents have been reported
from 24 institutes.

He said after receiving information about ragging in
Tilaiya Sainik School, a Brigadier was sent there to
investigate the matter and it occurred that the particular
incident had happened in November 2010.

PTI



First Published: Monday, December 19, 2011 - 21:11

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