Himachal cops step up security near China border (Lead)September 9th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 9 (IANS) Security has been strengthened along the international border in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur and Lahaul and Spiti districts following reports of Chinese incursions into Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, police officials said Wednesday.
“Security has been stepped up along the border after the reports of intrusion of Chinese troops in the Ladakh sector,” Additional Superintendent of Police (Lahaul and Spiti) S.R. Rana told IANS on phone.
Special police forces have been deployed at the last checkpost at Sumdoh in Spiti subdivision, he said. Sumdoh is located on the border of Kinnaur and Lahaul and Spiti districts.
Superintendent of Police (Kinnaur) Yashbir Singh Pathania said: “The ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police) and the army are manning the international border. We have stepped up security in villages located along the border.”
Sources in the ITBP said the paramilitary force has also strengthened its checkposts at Chitkul, the last Indian village on the border, and Namgya near Khab in Pooh subdivision.
Himachal Pradesh shares a 200 km border with China.
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