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BSF shoots down five intruders along India-Pakistan border in Punjab

The Border Security Force shot dead five intruders along the India-Pakistan International Border in Punjab early Saturday, a senior officer said.

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An intensive search operation along the front is underway.

The Border Security Force shot dead five intruders along the India-Pakistan International Border in Punjab early Saturday, a senior officer said.

He said "alert troops of the 103rd battalion noticed suspicious movement of intruders violating the IB" in the Taran Taran district of Punjab.

When asked to stop, the intruders fired on troops who retaliated in self-defence. Subsequently, five intruders were shot dead, the officer said.

Another official said the incident happened around 4:45 am.

An intensive search operation along the front is underway.


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First Published: Sat, August 22 2020. 11:34 IST

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