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Night curfew along Indo-Pakistan border extended by two months

Thursday, 9 January 2014 - 4:00pm IST | Agency: PTI

Night curfew in areas along the Indo-Pak border here in the district has been extended by two months in view of infiltration and smuggling attempts from across the border.

Entry to certain areas near the border will be restricted from 6 pm to 7 am without prior permission from local administration officials. The orders issued by the collector N L Meena will cover areas like Tanot, Sadhewala and Longewala falling under Jaisalmer and Pokaran tehsils will be covered, according to sources.

Further review on the decision will take place on March 1.

It is for preventing people from roaming in the areas during night hours and for a better check on infiltrators who often sneak into India. 

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