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Security situation beefed up in border area

2022 Nov 18, 11:47, Kathmandu

In view of elections to the House of Representatives (HoR) and provincial assembly scheduled to take place on November 20, the security situation has been beefed up along the Nepal-India border in Banke district.

Chief District Officer of Banke Surya Bahadur Khatri said security personnel have been deployed after sealing off the border areas from last midnight to November 20 midnight to avert possible criminal activities during the election time. Some 65 kilometers in the district share an open border with the Indian territory.

According to CDO Khatri, joint patrolling of the security forces of both countries has been arranged since yesterday. Such joint teams started from Jamunaha border point and returned after patrolling up to Hirminiya, Superintendent of Armed Police Force, Nepal Janak Raj Basnet said. 


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