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Gurdaspur attack: Rajnath instructs BSF to ‘step up vigil on India-Pak border’

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday instructed Border Security Force (BSF) DG, D.K. Pathak to step up the vigil along the India-Pakistan border in the wake of the attack in Gurdaspur.

“Spoke to DG BSF Shri DK Pathak and instructed him to step up the vigil on India-Pakistan border in the wake of attack in Gurudaspur,” Rajnath tweeted.

Rajnath had earlier said spoken to Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal, Home Secretary L.C. Goyal and NSA Ajit K. Doval regarding the suspected terror attack.

Meanwhile, the death toll in the attack has risen to five following the death of two police home guards during the operations.

The gun battle between security forces and alleged terrorists ensued after the latter opened fire on the police station and a bus.

Five bombs have also been recovered from the Dina Nagar- Pathankot railway track.

ANI