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BSF arrests Pakistani national near Punjab border, weapons recovered

Press Trust of India  |  Amritsar 

A Pakistani national was Monday arrested by the near (BOP) in near here and recovered an automatic weapon from his possession.

Confirming the arrest, a (BSF) said that during a routine search, the Pakistani national was apprehended and a US-made automatic gun, 24 cartridges and three with Pakistani SIM cards were recovered from him.

In a separate incident, sleuths seized three kilograms of heroin at a village near the International border.

According to an official, the patrolling party observed some suspicious moments along the border in village Ranian and upon close inspection found that some people from were approaching the side.

The troops ordered them to stop but as the persons kept advancing, the jawans opened fire forcing them to the return, the said.

Upon searching the site, the troopers discovered the heroin, the added.

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 19:15 IST