Search operations on in Gurdaspur after locals report of suspicious activity

ANIUpdated: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 12:15 PM IST
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Gurdaspur: Police personnel take positions during an encounter with armed militants in Dinanagar town in Gurdaspur District of Punjab, on Monday. PTI Photo(PTI7_27_2015_000133B) |

Gurdaspur (Punjab): The Punjab Police and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team on Wednesday launched a search operation in Gurdaspur’s Dera Baba Nanak sector after the locals reported of suspicious activity.

Two armed people in black dress were suspected to be roaming around the area.

The city is approximately 250 kilometres far from Pakistan.

Also Read: Firing at BSF post in Punjab; intrusion repulsed

This comes a day after Border Security Force (BSF) opened fire following a suspected infiltration at Chakri post of Punjab’s Gurdaspur sector.

Also Read: Extensive search operation on in Gurdaspur

The villages along the International border have been put on high alert after the headquarters of the 46, Rashtriya Rifles was attacked by terrorists late on Sunday night in Baramulla sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

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