Octroi Post (Jammu), Aug 15: In the wake of the rapidly developing situation in Afghanistan, Director General, Border Security Force, S S Deswal on Sunday said that the situation is being closely monitored.
“What is happening in the neighbouring country is their internal matter but we are keeping a close watch on every situation,” the DG BSF said in a reply to UNI during a press conference here when asked that what impact does he see on India’s borders after Taliban captured Kabul invariably capturing Afghanistan.
“We are ready for every possible consequences,” he said, after flagging off the Freedom Run and Cyclothon from Octroi Border Outpost on the occasion of independence day celebrations.
On the prevailing drone threats along the international border he said, “many attempts were made to airdrop and smuggle narcotics and weapons but the alert security force foiled the enemy’s nefarious designs.”
“Drone threat is a challenge and we are handling it. In the coming days, technologically we will be dealing it more efficiently,” he said.
Earlier the DG BSF flagged off a contingent of 100 cyclists from the BSF, which was organised on the occasion of 75th Independence Day celebration.
“This rally will culminate at Dandi (Gujarat) on October 2, (Gandhi Jyanti), covering a distance of about 1993 Kms.
Several cultural programmes were also organized at the venue to celebrate the occasion.