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5 Bangladeshis arrested in J&K along Indo-Pak border

Border Security Force foiled an exfiltration bid along the Indo Pak border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir and arrested five Bangladeshi nationals.

india Updated: Jan 19, 2009 11:45 IST

Border Security Force on Monday foiled an exfiltration bid along the Indo Pak border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir and arrested five Bangladeshi nationals, police said.

A group of five people were trying to cross over to Pakistan via the International Border (IB) near the border fencing when troops of 142 battalion of BSF challenged them and arrested the five at Makwal border out post (BOP) in Samba district around 1000 hours on Monday, they said.

They are being interrogated by BSF officials and would be later handed over to police, they said adding that further details are awaited.