BSF personnel patrolling near the International Border in Jammu [Photo/ANI]
BSF personnel patrolling near the International Border in Jammu [Photo/ANI]

J-K: BSF jawans secure borders amid heat wave conditions

ANI | Updated: Jun 08, 2019 11:43 IST

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 8 (ANI): International borders of Jammu and Kashmir are reeling under intense heatwave conditions with the mercury crossing 45-degree mark. The rise in temperature has added to the woes of the Border Security Forces (BSF) personnel, who despite the blistering heat are executing their duties with complete alertness.
"We give our 100 per cent in every weather to protect our country. It is our duty to protect the country. To beat the heat, we have facilities such as chilled drinking water, glucose and a fan at the border posts. We also have dry food which we can use at the time of crisis. We can survive on dry food for at least 4 to 5 days," said a BSF Jawan, deployed at a border of Jammu and Kashmir.
It is worth noticing that several states of northern and central India have been witnessing intense heat, with the mercury soaring over 50 degrees Celsius in some parts of Rajasthan.
The MeT department has predicted that Heatwave conditions are likely to continue in the north and central India next week. (ANI)

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