Young Pakistani intruder arrested near Indian border

Photo of BSF security officials keeping vigilance near India and Pakistan border.

Jammu: A 30-year-old Pakistani intruder was today arrested from Jammu and Kashmir’s Akhnoor district by the Border Securtiy Forces (BSF).

The arrested persons has been identified as Abdul Kayum, he was arrested by BSF personnel in between 4am and 5 am in the Pargwal district in Kashmir state, who claimed to be resident of Pul Bhagawa area of Sialkot in Pakistan.

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BSF officer told media persons, “We have arrested the intruder as soon as he reached near the border fence in Aknoor area. He was unarmed.”

Officer further added that a mobile phone has been recovered from the intruder.

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He said that “We are yet to ascertain the purpose of the intruder of crossing the border and entering Indian territory as he is continuously changing his statement.”

The officer said that a combing operation had begun along the Line of Control (LoC) near Keran village in the North Kashmir’s Kupawra district on Friday morning after noticing some suspicious moment which also forced them to resort to firing.

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