Amarnath Yatra: Police Told To Maintain Highest Level Of Alertness

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Srinagar- The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday directed its men to maintain highest level of alertness, ensure proper access control and carry out checking, frisking of all vehicles before and during the Yatra in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.

These directions were passed by Senior Superintendent of police (SSP) Ganderbal Nikhil Borkar, during his visit to the Baltal Base camp, a police spokesperson said Monday.

Borkar, who was flanked by SDPO Kangan Yasir Qadri, also visited Domail and Holy Cave to review the security related arrangements enroute to the cave shrine.

“During the visit to Holy Cave SSP Ganderbal inspected all the routes leading to the Holy Cave for smooth Yatra. Moreover, all other security arrangements were reviewed for the safety of the Pilgrims. He took stock of enroute deployment and other security measures to be put in place during the upcoming Yatra,” the spokesperson said.

The senior police officer, he said, also took a detailed security review of Base camps at Baltal and Domail, besides other strategic locations and camping sites along the Yatra route.

“He also reviewed traffic management for smooth passage of Yatra convoys and availability of parking places,” the spokesperson said.

“He also directed all the officers to maintain highest level of alertness, ensure proper access control and checking/frisking of all vehicles before and during the Yatra,” he added.

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