BSF shoots down 5 intruders at India-Pakistan
The Border Security Force (BSF) shot dead five intruders, who were trying to cross over the Indian territory from Pakistan a village in Punjab’s Tarn Taran district, officials informed on Saturday.
The incident took place after troops noticed suspicious movement of intruders violating International Border along with Tarn Taran at around 5 am in the morning and fired upon the violators in self-defense after being initially challenged upon by them.
The officials also said that the personnel from BSF’s 103rd battalion have also recovered an AK-series rifle and a pistol from the site where these intruders were killed near Dal village of Bhikhiwind sub-division in the district, they added.
Earlier on June 20, the Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday (June 20) shot down a Pakistani drone along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir. According to a ANI report, the drone was shot down in the forward post along the IB in Rathua village in Hiranagar taluka in the Kathua district.
Readers like you make Inside Northeast’s work possible
To support our brand of fearless and investigative journalism, support us HERE.
The Inside Northeast app HERE for News, Views, and Reviews from Northeast India.
Do keep following us for news on-the-go. We deliver the Northeast.