BSF arrests 2 Pak nationals near border in Punjab

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The Border Security Force (BSF) on October 28 arrested two Pakistani nationals, identified as Siraj Ahmed and Mumtaj Khan of Attak village in Punjab’s Ferozepur sector.

The BSF also recovered Rs 3,660, a mobile phone and a SIM card from Khan and two Pakistani army ID cards, four photographs, a smartphone, and Rs 1,040 from Ahmed.

The BSF is investigating the real identity of the duo and as to why they ventured into the Indian Territory.

Both the nationals were apprehended by the security personnel at around 5:10 pm when they were approaching towards Indian side. Both belong to the 30 Baloch Regiment of the Pakistan Army.

According to sources BSF jawans, deputed near border pillar number 194/M in DT Mal area, they observed some suspicious movement and later spotted two Pakistani nationals approaching Indian Territory. Both were apprehended from a distance of around 300 m from the border.