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BSF hands over Pakistani national to Rangers

A 55-year-old Pakistani national, who crossed the International Boundary inadvertently, was handed over to the Pakistan Rangers by the BSF, officials said on Wednesday.

india Updated: Apr 26, 2017 14:30 IST
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Nishar Ahmad Ansari of Nainkot in Pakistan crossed the International Boundary inadvertently on Tuesday.(AFP)

A 55-year-old Pakistani national, who crossed the International Boundary inadvertently, was handed over to the Pakistan Rangers by the BSF, officials said on Wednesday.

A BSF spokesman said that the troops of border outpost Kassowal on Tuesday arrested Nishar Ahmad Ansari of Nainkot in Pakistan after he crossed the International Boundary inadvertently.

The Pakistan Rangers were contacted and the Pakistani national was handed over to them last evening on humanitarian grounds, the spokesman said.