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Security tightened along the Nepal-India border

File: An Armed Police Force staffer guards Nepal-India border

Birgunj, May 27

Security has been tightened along the Nepal-India border here in view of the Covid-19 outbreak.

The Armed Police Force (APF) Chhinnamasta Battalion Headquarters Province 2 has stated that the common border with India in all eight districts of the province has been tightened aiming to control the mobility via border points.

According to APF DIG Chandra Prakash Gautam, the border points are strictly monitored so that no mobility could occur there.

Province 2 shares a 464 km border with India from Saptari to Parsa.

DIG Gautam adds he has coordinated with Indian sides to tighten the international border so that no bilateral mobility and other irregularities could occur via border points in this critical hour caused by the Covid-19 outbreak in both Nepal and India.

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