India on alert: Defence bases along Indo-Pak border on terror outfits’ hitlist

New Delhi: Defence installation along the Indo-Pak border continue to be on high alert as they are the prime targets of Pakistan-based terror outfits.

According to reports, Pathankot terror attacks are a part of a larger plot and terror organizations like Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba are preparing to carry out more terror attacks in the country.

All Army and Air Force bases along the India-Pakistan border have been put high alert and instructions have been given to tighten the security in all such installations.

A high-level meeting chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the security situation in the country and steps taken to foil any terror strike in general, specially on the key defence installations.

Meanwhile, security has been heightened in the national capital in wake of the Republic Day celebrations on January 26. 10,000 additional para-military personnel have been deployed to thwart any potential attack.

News24 Bureau