Border Security Force (BSF) personnel shot dead a man who was crossing the border from the Pakistani side and seized nine packets of heroin in Bhairowal area near the Attari border in Amritsar early Sunday morning.
According to sources, a BSF patrol team confronted the intruders who returned shots in retaliation.
In the gun-battle that ensued, one intruder was killed while another was injured. The injured was pulled to the Pakistan side by his accomplices, said BSF sources.
During a search operation launched following the gun battle, the BSF seized the nine packets of heroin.