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Twenty three new border posts created along Nepal, Bhutan

ANI  |  New Delhi 

In order to keep a check on entry of criminals and curb smuggling of arms along the border, has created 23 new border posts and deployed additional troops along its frontiers with and Bhutan.

Tthe proposal was in the pipeline for sometime and the decision on it has been prompted by the 7th July bombings in Bodh Gaya in Bihar. While five new border outposts have been created along the border, 18 new BoPs have been established along the Bhutan frontier last month.

With the creation of these posts, now has a total of 455 border posts along border while a total of 160 along the Bhutan border.

The border posts have been equipped with surveillance gadgets.

First Published: Mon, August 19 2013. 21:59 IST