Security on high alert in Katra after army uniforms recovered

A file photo of the Indian Army
Security has been put on high alert in and around Katra town, the base camp of the holy cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi, in the Reasi district after two army uniforms were recovered from under a bridge.

During a routine patrolling, two army uniforms and shoes were last evening found abandoned under the bridge in the Jammu district's Jhajjar Kotli area near Katra, a police officer said today.

He said security has been tightened in and around Katra town but so for nothing substantial has been found and the situation was normal in the town.

"We have kept the security on the high alert in the entire Katra town, although nothing substantial has been found but frisking of vehicles coming to the town are being done on every check post," the officer said.

He said the police is looking at all the angles as how the army uniform was abandoned in the area.

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