SRINAGAR/HYDERABAD, Aug. 25 -- SECURITY forces are on high alert along the Line of Control (LOC) and International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir as the threat of cross-border terrorism "continues to exist", officials said on Saturday.

"The threat of cross-border terrorism continues to exist. The security forces are maintaining a state of high alert," Rohit Kansal, principal secretary of the J-K government, who is also the state government's spokesman, said.

Kasnsal was briefing the reporters about the situation in the state. "The day time restrictions have been lifted from 69 police stations across the length and breadth of the valley, while 81 police stations in Jammu region are without any day-time restrictions," Kansal said.