Jammu & Kashmir

Pakistani man attempts to cross border in Jammu, shot dead: BSF

Armed forces personnel stands deployed near LoC in JK. [FPK Photo/ Vikar Syed]

Jammu: The Border Security Force on Monday claimed to have shot dead a man from Pakistan who tried to cross the International Border in Jammu division.

A spokesperson of BSF said that its troops shot dead an “intruder” when he ignored the repeated warnings and tried to flee after managing to cross the border fence near Jabowal border outpost in Arnia sector of Jammu district at around 1.45 am today.

He said on the intervening night of July 30-July 31, the vigilant troops observed suspicious movement across the International Border (IB) in Arnia border area and the man was observed approaching towards the BSF fence.

The troops killed him and thwarted the infiltration attempt, he said. The body is being retrieved from the scene.

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