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The Jammu and Kashmir Police has issued an advisory about impending threats from militants in view of the forthcoming Independence Day and asked people to remain alert.
Police also issued an advisory to the management of schools in Jammu, asking them to not allow strangers inside their schools.
"Keeping in view the forthcoming Independence Day 2018, present security scenario in the state and the impending threat of militants, nakas (checkpoints) and frisking points have been established in Jammu city and rural areas for security and safety of the general public," the advisory issued by the police said here today.
"You are requested to cooperate with police while at nakas and frisking points, do not take it as harassment. The barricades and checking will be intensified within the city and the borders. The citizens are requested to plan their movements accordingly," it said.
The advisory requested the public to take preventive actions and not touch any abandoned object.
"On seeing any suspected person or object, inform the police immediately. If you have any information about any anti-national or anti-social elements, please inform the police immediately," it said, adding that the identity of the informer would be kept confidential.
Police has also asked citizens to remain alert while travelling in passenger vehicles, in crowded areas, including bus stands, railway station, shopping complexes etc.