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Two Pakistani nationals nabbed by BSF near border in Punjab: Report

BSF troops spotted two Pakistani nationals approaching towards the Indian territory and both were apprehended.

india Updated: Oct 29, 2018 09:07 IST
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Two Pakistani army personnel identification cards, four photographs, a smart phone and some Pakistani currency was recovered from them, the report says.(PTI File Photo)

Two Pakistani nationals were nabbed by the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel here on Sunday, sources said.

Siraj Ahmed (31) and Mumtaz Khan (38) were caught from an area near the Border Out Post (BOP) in Ferozepur Sector on Sunday evening, BSF sources said.

At around 6.30 pm, the jawans deputed near a border pillar in the area observed some suspicious movement from the Pakistani side, they said. Later, the troops spotted the two Pakistani nationals approaching towards the Indian territory and both were apprehended.

Two Pakistani army personnel identification cards, four photographs, a smart phone and some Pakistani currency was recovered from Ahmed, they said.

The sources added that the real identity of the duo and the purpose behind their attempt to venture into the Indian territory was being ascertained.

First Published: Oct 29, 2018 08:28 IST