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Indo-Bangla border forces to tighten vigil

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 July 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Agartala, July 27: Even though there is no major terror threat along the India-Bangladesh border, border forces of both countries are maintaining a strict vigil, Border Security Force and Border Guards Bangladesh officials said here on Wednesday. “There is no major problem along the India-Bangladesh borders. Trans-border crimes along these borders have reduced drastically. However, we are tightening the security along the India-Bangladesh borders,” Additiol Director General of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB), Brigadier General Mohammad Habibul Karim told reporters after a four-day BSF-BGB border coordition conference. “For better guarding of the borders, the Border Guards Bangladesh is setting up 35 new border outposts. We have a plan to set up 50 more such posts along the frontiers with Northeastern states of India to check trans-border movement of inimical elements. The new posts are being set up at those places that have remained unguarded for 40 years,” he added. (IANS)

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