Jaisalmer: After the first ever reported drone strike on an Indian military facility in Jammu, the BSF has been put on high alert along the entire Pakistan border adjoining Rajasthan.
Directions have been gun down any suspicious thing that is seen flying across the border.
Similarly, all forward bases of the IAF situated on the entire western border have been put on high alert. All air defence systems have been activated. All radars are active and security has been tightened. The Army has also been directed to remain alert as a preventive measure. Strict vigilance has been maintained. All necessary steps have been taken.
BSF Rajasthan Frontier IG Pankaj Goomer confirmed that the entire international border has been put on high alert after the attack on Jammu air base. BSF jawans and officers deployed at the entire international border adjoining Rajasthan have been directed to be on high alert. Patrolling has been increased and jawans on patrolling duty have been directed to keep strict watch on the activities across the border.
IG Goomer said orders have been issued to shoot down any suspicious thing entering into the Indian territory. MMG and LMG weapons have been deployed in sensitive areas, especially Ganganagar, Bikaner and Jaisalmer. He admitted that the Ganganagar border is sensitive.
An official source said IAF is on high alert mode and the air defence systems at all air bases have been activated. Radars are fully alert and strict security arrangements have been made at Suratgarh (Ganganagar), Jaisalmer, Uttarlai (Barmer) and Naal (Bikaner).