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Two Pakistanis arrested for illegal entry into India

The two Pakistanis were arrested near Bhimber Gali area in the mountainous Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

india Updated: Apr 27, 2006 22:49 IST

The Indian Army on Thursday arrested two Pakistani nationals near the Line of Control (LoC) for illegally entering the Indian territory.

The two Pakistanis were arrested near Bhimber Gali area in the mountainous Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, DK Badola, spokesman for 16 Corps, said in Jammu.

The two, identified as Gul Karim, 31, and Mohammad Khan, 20, are both residents of Peshawar in Pakistan.

Badola added that the Pakistani nationals were being interrogated to ascertain their reasons for crossing over to the Indian side.

First Published: Apr 27, 2006 22:49 IST