Security beefed up at Ranjit Sagar Dam

Last Updated: Saturday, July 16, 2011 - 20:53

Pathankot: Security has been beefed up
at Ranjit Sagar Dam and its surrounding areas in the wake of
intelligence reports about terror threat to the vital
installation.

Security has been heightened at Modhopur Barrier and
Bamial bridge over river Ravi, SP (Rural) Karma Chand said
here today.


Patrolling has also been intensified on all roads
leading to Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, he said.


Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) authorities in
Chandigarh said security is reviewed periodically and required
steps are taken accordingly.


Senior police officers of Punjab, Himachal and Jammu
and Kashmir are coordinating among themeselves to thwart any
terror strike on the Ranjit Sagar Dam near Pathankot.


SSP (Gurdaspur) Varinder Pal Singh said adequate
police have been deployed at railway stations and bus stands
in view of the threat.


All trains passing through Pathankot are being checked
thoroughly at busy Chakki Bank, a senior Railway official
said.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, July 16, 2011 - 20:53
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