After surgical strikes, BSF cancels Retreat at Attari-Wagah border

The Retreat ceremony is carried out by border guards of India and Pakistan, the BSF and Pakistan Rangers, at the Attari-Wagah JCP at sunset every evening.

By: IANS | Chandigarh | Updated: September 29, 2016 6:24 pm
surgical strikes, wagah border, attari-wagah border post, Indian Army surgical strikes, Indian army, BSF, BSF cancels retreat, retreat ceremony, India news, latest news, Indian express The BSF and district authorities have asked visitors and tourists not to move towards Attari for the ceremony on Thursday. Express file

Following Indian Army’s surgical strikes, the Border Security Force (BSF) has cancelled the ‘Retreat’ ceremony at the Attari-Wagah border joint check-post (JCP) at Attari, 30 km from Amritsar, officials said on Thursday. The BSF and district authorities have asked visitors and tourists not to move towards Attari for the ceremony on Thursday. It is not clear when the ceremony will resume.

The Retreat ceremony is carried out by border guards of India and Pakistan, the BSF and Pakistan Rangers, at the Attari-Wagah JCP at sunset every evening.

The 30-minute ceremony is watched by hundreds from both countries daily.

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