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Pak intruder shot dead in Amritsar sector: BSF

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

A Pakistani intruder was shot dead by the along the Indo-Pak border in sector when he crossed over to the Indian territory, an said today.

The of the BSF observed suspicious movement of an intruder at Border Outpost Rear Kakkar about 7:55 pm yesterday.

The troops warned the intruder.

"However, he kept on moving towards the border fence in aggressive posture. The BSF troops then opened fire and killed him," a BSF said.

"About 600 Pakistani rupee was recovered from the intruder," he said.

The body of the intruder, about 30 years of age, was handed over to Pakistani Rangers in the evening, the said.

Last year, in September, BSF had foiled an infiltration bid when it shot dead two armed Pakistani intruders along the Indo-Pak border in Ajnala here. In December, a Pakistani intruder was shot dead in Ajnala sector.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 20:55 IST