An intruder from Pakistan was shot dead by the Border Security Force (BSF) near the Bharopal border out post in Amritsar sector in the early hours of Sunday .
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.
A BSF spokesperson said 9 kg heroine, packed in polythene packets, was recovered during search, adding that the intruder was a Pakistan-based smuggler.
Further reports are awaited.
(With ANI inputs)