Alert along Indo-Tibet border in Himachal

Kinnaur, June 17 (QNN)

The Himachal Pradesh Police has issued an alert in Lahaul-Spiti and Kinnaur districts, which border China, in view of the violent clash between Indian and Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan Valley, an official said on Tuesday. It said the measures have been taken in the state to collect intelligence so as to plan future of course of action. All state intelligence units have also been alerted in this regard, it added. An Indian Army officer and two soldiers were killed during the incident on Monday.

State police spokesperson Khushal Sharma said an alert and an advisory have been issued to Kinnaur and Lahaul-Spiti districts to take all precautionary measures to ensure security of local population and also to collect intelligence so as to plan the future course of action.