BSF chief to review security along Indo-Pak border in Kutch

Ahmedabad: Director General of the Border Security Force S S Deswal is on a two-day visit to Gujarat’s Kutch district to review the security scenario along the international border, an official said on Friday.

This is Deswal’s first visit to Kutch, which shares a border with Pakistan, after assuming the charge as BSF DG this March, a release here stated.

Following his arrival in Bhuj on Thursday, the BSF chief chaired a high-level meeting with senior officials, including BSF inspector general G S Malik, Kutch-West superintendent of police Saurabh Tolumbia and officials of Bhuj Army station.

Deswal also interacted with BSF jawans on board a patrol boat in the creek area.

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The BSF chief will visit the international border on Friday to review the security scenario, the release added.

Notably, the international border passes through the Sir Creek area, a highly sensitive zone, where the BSF had nabbed Pakistani fishermen and seized abandoned boats in the past.

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