Two armed Pakistani intruders have been shot useless by the Border Safety Power (BSF) in two separate incidents alongside the India-Pakistan worldwide border in Punjab on Tuesday morning, officers stated.
The primary infiltration bid was detected within the Gurdaspur sector round 8 am and the troops subsequently recovered the physique of a person together with a weapon there.
“At about 0830 hours, BSF troops of border post-Channa in Gurdaspur sector noticed suspected motion of an armed Pak intruder forward of the fence. The suspected intruder was challenged and neutralised by the troops,” a BSF spokesperson stated.
The second killing befell close to Dariya Mansoor village in Amritsar.
“Troops challenged the miscreant, however he didn’t cease and continued shifting forward. Sensing an imminent menace and to cease additional misadventure, BSF troops fired upon the miscreant in self-defence, killing him on the spot.
“A gun was discovered close to the physique of the Pakistani miscreant and an in depth search of the world is in progress,” the spokesperson stated.
The intruder was discovered armed with a classy modified ‘Pump Motion’ shotgun, which might fireplace multiple shot.
These have been the primary incidents in 2023 the place Pakistani intruders have been killed on the 2,289 km-long border that runs alongside Jammu, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Punjab on India’s western flank.
In 2022, the BSF killed two infiltrators and apprehended 23 Pakistanis alongside the 553-km-long India-Pakistan worldwide border in Punjab.
The power additionally recovered 1 kg of suspected heroin from a drone it retrieved on Monday, which it had shot down within the Kassowal space of the Gurdaspur sector on December 31.
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