Tension as Pak movesforces close to Ladakh

Amid the ongoing tensions with Pakistan over the abrogation of Article 370, Pakistani forces have started moving equipment to their forward bases close to Ladakh.'Three C-130 transport aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force were used on Saturday to ferry equipment to their Skardu airbase opposite the Union Territory of Ladakh.

The Indian agencies concerned are keeping a close eye on the movement of Pakistanis along with the border areas,' government sources told a news agency.Sources said the equipment moved to the forward operating base could be support equipment for fighter aircraft operations. Pakistanis are most likely to move in their JF-17 fighter planes to the Skardu airfield, they said.