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BSF confirms 5 militants sneaked into Indian side

IANS  |  Jammu 

Ahead of Narendra Modi's visit to on May 19, the (BSF) have confirmed that five militants have sneaked into the Indian side.

BSF K.K. Sharma, who arrived here on Tuesday, after a trooper was killed in firing by the Pakistani rangers in district, confirmed that the successful infiltration bid took place on Monday.

The BSF said the militants had sneaked in using a tunnel. He said a bigger infiltration bid aided by the Pakistani rangers was, however, foiled by the BSF on the international border (IB) on Tuesday.

Modi is scheduled to attend several official functions during his one-day visit on Saturday.



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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 08:26 IST