Ferozepur: Two Pakistani intruders were shot dead by the Border Security Force along the International Border in Punjab’s Ferozepur on July 30th. The Border Security Force Punjab Frontier in a statement said that the intruders were shot at 8:48 pm on Friday.
The BSF troops noticed suspicious movement near the border fence just before they open fire.
“On July 30, 2021, at about 2048 hours, BSF troops deployed in AOR of BOP, Thehkelan (Amarkot), Ferozepur observed suspicious movement of intruders sneaking inside Indian territory between a border post,” the BSF statement was quoted by ANI.
Initially, the troops challenged the intruders and told them to stop. But they did not pay any heed despite repeated warnings and the two intruders continued to move towards the Indian side in an attempt to cross the border fence.
Thereafter, they were fired upon and both the Pakistani intruders were shot dead.
A detailed investigation is underway to further shed light on the matter.
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