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BSF puts troops on alert following Kasab's hanging

November 21, 2012 17:24 IST

The Border Security Force authorities in Punjab on Wednesday issued a general alert along the border with Pakistan after the execution of Ajmal Kasab this morning for his role in the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai.

Inspector General of BSF, Aditya Mishra said, "We have put our forces along the border with Pakistan on a general alert following Kasab's execution. Troops have been directed to stay alert."

Twenty-five-year-old Kasab, the sole surviving Pakistani gunman, was hanged to death at the Yerawada central prison in Pune on Wednesday morning at 7:30 am.

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