Dusk-to-Dawn movement on Indo-Pak border in Gurdaspur banned

GURDASPUR: The dusk-to-dawn movement along the Indo-Pak border was banned in this district.

District Magistrate Pardeep Sabharwal in a press note said any type of the movement of civilians within 500 meters of the fencing wire and 1,000 meters of the Indo-Pak border would be banned from 8 PM to 5 AM.

However the ban shall not apply on the Army, BSF, CRPF, Police, Home Guard and Central Excise and Taxation staff who are deployed on the border for special duty, the DM said.

The ban would remain in force till February 2 next year, he said. (AGENCIES)