July 2001 News

BSF guns down five Pakistani intruders

29 July 2001
The Asian Age

Jammu: Five pakistani intruders were gunned down by the BSF today when they sneaked into the Indian side via Ramgarh sector from across the border. A BSF spokesman said the troops noticed a group of intruders sneaking into Nanga border outpost in Ramgarh sector around 5 am today. As the troops challeged the intruders to surrender, they opened fire from across the border forcing BSF troops to retaliate. In ensuing exchange of fire, all five intruders were killed, he said. Their bodies were later recovered along with some Indian currency. Meanwhile, intermittent exchange of fire between BSF and Pakistani rangers took place at 15 places along the international border in Jammu division since last evening without any loss of life or damage on Indian side, the spokesman said.


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