November 17, 2012

Pakistan’s war games in full swing, BSF steps up vigil

Pakistan's military exercise 'Azam-e-Nav 4' is at its peak in which 10,000 soldiers are participating. The exercise started in October first week.

The Indian Army too has started its regular Army exercise 'Operation Alert' in a few areas in the Thar Desert which will continue till December first week.

Border Security Force, meanwhile, has stepped up the vigilance after Pakistan army's war exercise began, some 20-30 km from the international border adjoining Jaisalmer-Bikaner. The movement of vehicles of Pakistan army has increased along the border.

According to sources, the Pak army is running trials of Al-Khalid tanks, which have been assembled with the help of China. These tanks use Chinese engines while the spare parts are sourced from Spain.

Pakistan army chief General Kayani also reached the exercise area recently said sources. He reviewed the exercise and motivated participating soldiers.

Soldiers are also undertaking maintenance of bunkers and learning strategic defense techniques.

Times of India

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