Jammu, Jul 22: Border Security Force personnel on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid and gunned down an intruder along international border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.
“The BSF troops, guarding a post in Boboiya area of Hiranagar, on seeing some suspicious movement close to the fence, fired at them in the morning,” official sources here said.
They said that one intruder was killed in the operation.
“So far as per inputs received, one intruder has been killed who was trying to infiltrate,” Ram Awtar, IG BSF, Jammu Frontier said.
He said that the body is still lying on the fence, which is yet to be retrieved for further investigation.
“There is a wild grass grown all along the border and our men are on job, searches are being conducted. Whether the intruder was alone or a group tried to infiltrate, is yet to be ascertained,” said the BSF top officer.