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Amid simmering tension, Pakistan building up military near border

Amid simmering tension between India Pakistan, it is now reported that latter country has begun a massive military build-up in areas along the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB).

Sources said that Pakistan has mobilized its strategic 10 Corps has mobilised additional troops along the LoC.

While regular blackouts have become a routine phenomenon in the Sialkot sector, Lahore airport has been put under the control of the Pakistan Army since the day of the strikes.

According to sources, one convoy each with heavy military equipment was seen moving along the Karachi-Khokrapar route, Mirpur Khas – Chor axis in Sindh and Hyderabad-Mirpur Khas route to name a few.

India on its part stated that forward area posts have also been told to be prepared for any eventualities.

Meanwhile, it is also learnt that fighter aircraft have also been making practice landings along motorways and civilian highways.

The latest buzz within the Pakistani military establishment comes just days after the IAF carried out airstrikes at Balakot in Pakistan devastating JeM terror launch pads across the border.

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