A high alert has been sounded at Srinagar and Avantipora air base in Jammu and Kashmir after security forces recovered hand-drawn maps of these air bases from terrorists, government sources said on Friday.
The security forces had recovered these maps from terrorists yesterday.
These bases have been at the target of terrorists for a long time but threat perception has enhanced significantly after the Balakot airstrikes, they said.
Security forces are on high alert in and around these bases.
The air base was at the forefront when Pakistani fighter jets tried to carry out a counter strike on Indian soil a day after the Balakot air strikes.
On February 27, Wg Cdr Abhinandan took off from the Srinagar air base and thwarted the Pakistani led by its F-16s
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