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BSF sends back Pakistani man who inadvertently entered India

The official said Pakistan Rangers were contacted and Faqir was handed over to them on humanitarian ground.

india Updated: Feb 25, 2017 19:19 IST
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BSF official said 60-year-old Mureed Faqir was handed over to them on humanitarian ground.
BSF official said 60-year-old Mureed Faqir was handed over to them on humanitarian ground.(Reuters File Photo)

In a goodwill gesture, the BSF has handed over a 60-year-old Pakistani national, who had inadvertently crossed into the Indian territory, to Pakistan Rangers, an official said on Saturday.

Border Security Force (BSF) troops of Border Out Post Dona Raja Deena Nath, Amritsar sector, apprehended Mureed Faqir, a resident of Jakhwa Baad, Pakistan on Friday after he inadvertently crossed the international boundary, entered the Indian territory and reached near border security fence, a BSF official said.

The official said Pakistan Rangers were contacted and Faqir was handed over to them on humanitarian ground.