Clicking Photographs: Border Garrison Detains 11 Labourers For Questioning

SRINAGAR: Managers of a Territorial Army unit deployed near the International Border have detained 11 labourers for clicking photographs of the camp, reports appearing in media said. While nine of them are being questioned by the camp officials, two of them have been handed over to the police.

The incident was reported from Arnia sector in Jammu which is manning a crucial stretch of the international border with Pakistan. The sector has witnessed fierce exchanges with rivals on the other side of the divide. Off late, however, it is infiltration that is the dominant concern.

Chandigarh-based newspaper, The Tribune reported that after they were seen clicking pictures of an Army installation, they were detained. Initially two f them of them were seen and later nine others were also questioned. Their cell phones have been seized.

“The labourers belong to Gool in Reasi and Loran, Mandi of Poonch district,” the newspaper reported. “They were working on a pipe-laying project.”

Photograph used in this report is merely representational and not linked to the details of the news item.


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