Security tightened at Leh airport
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SRINAGAR: Government forces were put on maximum alert in Leh town of frontier region of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday following intelligence reports that militants might strike the local airport there.
The Leh airport, 340 kms from Srinagar, is being used both by the army and civilians and witness heavy rush of travellers during the day.
Leaving nothing to chance, the security has been beefed up in and around the airport, official reports said.