Pakistan Intruder Shot Dead In Punjab; Heroin, 2 AK-47 Seized

Chandigarh: A Pakistani intruder was neutralised by the Border Security Force (BSF) and Punjab Police in a joint operation along the International Border in the Amritsar sector on Wednesday, the police said.

Twenty-two packets of heroin and two AK-47 along with ammunition were seized.

“One Pakistani neutralised in @AmritsarRPolice & @BSF_India joint operation. 22 packets of heroin, 2 AK-47 with 4 magazines, 45 live cartridges, Pakistani currency and more…recovered from a Pak smuggler,” the police informed in a tweet.

The intruder could not be identified as no proof of identity was recovered, informs a police official

The intruder kept moving towards the border fence and did not stop despite warnings, the official said.

A piece of plastic pipe, one mobile phone and 210 Pakistani currency was recovered from his possession, he added.

Two people, including one Indian, are named in a first information report (FIR) registered under the Lopoke police station, said the police.

Security along the 553-km long International Border between the two countries in Punjab is always on high alert.

(Inputs From IANS)

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