SRINAGAR, Aug 20: A terror alert has been sounded in border districts of Gurdaspur and Pathankot after a call from Pakistan was intercepted by security agencies suggesting movement of some suspects, reports said.
Security was strengthened in Pathankot and Gurdaspur especially Batala town with police along with army and BSF conducting massive checking operation, police said today.
“Security agencies intercepted a call from Pakistan on Friday evening in which callers were heard saying about movement of suspects in a truck to Pathankot or Dinanangar in (Gurdaspur),” police said.
After receiving the input, Punjab police conducted massive search operations late last night comprising 400 security people including Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) and BSF personnel.(Agencies)