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BSF shoots down woman intruder, Pakistan refuses to accept body

The Pakistani Rangers refused to accept the body of the woman

Press Trust of India  |  Gurdaspur 

Army soldiers patrol near the highly militarized Line of Control dividing Kashmir between India and Pakistan, in Pallanwal sector, about 75 kilometers from Jammu
Army soldiers patrol near the highly militarized Line of Control

A Pakistani woman was shot dead by personnel along the International Border in the Dera Baba Nanak Sector when she trespassed into Indian territory, an official said on Thursday.

A (BSF) patrol team detected suspicious movement along the barbed wire fence at the border outpost in Ghania Ke last night, the official said.


The woman, who is yet to be identified, was shot dead when she ignored their warning to surrender and kept moving towards them, he said.

The refused to accept the body of the woman, the official said, adding that it was later handed over to Dera Baba Nanak police station for last rites.

First Published: Thu, October 05 2017. 15:20 IST
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