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BSF begins operation 'Garam Hawa' along Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan

Operation to continue till May 23

Press Trust of India  |  Jaisalmer 

Army, CRPF, jawan, patrol, LoC
An Indian Army jawan patrolling at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, days after ceasefire violations by the Pakistan Army. (Photo: PTI)

The has started operation 'Garam Hawa' in the western sector in Rajasthan, under which vigil along the international border with has been stepped up.

The operation, which started on Monday, will continue till May 23.

The operation is being conducted as chances of infiltration across the border increase during intense heatwave conditions, DIG Ravi Gandhi said.

He said the main aim is to reinforce and strengthen the BSF's vigil along the border during the summer.

First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 14:15 IST