Jammu & Kashmir

Man shot dead after crossing IB from Pakistan side in Samba: BSF

An armed forces personnel stands deployed near India-Pakistan border in JK. [FPK Photo/ Vikar Syed]

Jammu: A Pakistani man was killed by the Border Security Force (BSF) along the Indo-Pak international border in Samba area of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Thursday.

“In the early hours of 1st June 2023, the alert BSF troops noticed a suspicious movement of a person who crossed IB from Pakistan side in Samba area,” said a Jammu based BSF spokesperson.

The man was challenged by the armed forces personnel but he kept advancing towards border fencing, forcing them to open fire on him, the spokesperson said.

He was shot dead near the border fence by a vigilant BSF personnel, officials said.

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