Families Evacuating Amritsar On Government Announcement Following Surgical Strikes Along LoC

After Army confirmed surgical strikes by its forces across LoC, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday put the entire government and political machinery in an emergency mode.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Badal over telephone this morning to request him to immediately start the process of evacuation of the people residing in the villages falling within ten kilometres of the International border in view of the escalating situation.