Security tightened at Leh Airport

Srinagar: Security forces were put on maximum alert in hitherto peaceful Leh town of frontier region of Ladakh today following intelligence reports that militants may strike the local airport there.

The Leh airport , 340 kms from here , is being used both by the army and civilians and witnesses heavy rush of passengers during the day.

Leaving nothing to chance, the security has been beefed up in and around the airport, official reports reaching here said. (Kashmir Wire ).

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