GURDASPUR, Punjab, India: Border Security force is to deploy three more battalions on the Gurdaspur sector of the Indo Pak border, according to information reaching here. The deployment of the additional battalions expected to improve the vigil along the border to check the flow of arms and freedom fighters from across the border and night vigil equipment is also going to be supplied to the security forces all along the border which was not provided so far.
Some stretches at the border have been especially identified for intensive patrolling as they were reported to be the major routes being used by the freedom fighters. These places are located near the Ravi River which flows pretty close to the border.
Article extracted from this publication >> April 22, 1988