Union railway minister, Suresh Prabhu, who arrived in Jammu yesterday, is scheduled to inaugurate a multi-facility complex at Jammu railway station today. "Pathankot-Jammu national highway has been sealed to ensure that no militant is able to sneak into the state from across Pathankot.

"Security has been beefed up in Jammu city because Union railway minister is scheduled to attend an inauguration here today (Saturday), a senior police officer told media here.

"BSF troops guarding the international border and the army guarding the LoC in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts have been cautioned to maintain extra vigil on the border" the official added.

As news about the terror attack near Pathankot Air Force station in Punjab reached Kathua district, army was moved out on the highway to seal it and check all movements on and around the national highway. In the past, terrorists have used the highway for high jacking vehicles to carry out attacks on civilians and the security forces.

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