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Pak minor girl strays into India, handed over to parents

HT Correspondent  Ferozepur, April 30, 2013
First Published: 20:43 IST(30/4/2013) | Last Updated: 20:45 IST(30/4/2013)

A minor Pakistani girl who had strayed into the Indian territory through a border outpost in Abohar was handed over to her parents by the BSF on Tuesday morning.

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According to information, the 16-year-old girl was held by the BSF sleuths at Rana border outpost.

She was identified as Sidhra, daughter of Shiraj Mian of Killusahu village in Kasur district.

She said she had inadvertently crossed over to the Indian side after a fight with her father on a domestic issue. 

Pak Rangers were contacted in the afternoon and the girl handed over to them.

This was the sixth such Pakistani national to have been handed over to Pak Rangers this year, said an official.

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