Pak may retaliate: Villagers evacuated from border village, hospitals ready in Punjab

Chandigarh: Expecting retaliation from Pakistan following the surgical strikes by India, the border districts in Punjab have been put on high alert, and villagers are being evacuated from all villages near the border. Hospitals too have been put on alert. Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal has asked the DCs and SSPs of all the six border districts to closely oversee the entire evacuation process. Security has been beefed in the sensitive Dera Baba Nanak sector of the Gurdaspur district.