A narcotics smuggler was shot useless by the BSF alongside the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district on Wednesday and 27 kg of heroin price crores of rupees recovered from his possession, an official mentioned.
The incident happened within the border outpost (BOP) Pansar space of Hiranagar sector, a spokesperson of the Border Security Force (BSF) mentioned.
BSF personnel seen the smuggler making an attempt to sneak into Indian territory from the opposite facet of the border. They shot him after he ignored their warnings and tried to flee, he mentioned.
The id of the smuggler is being ascertained.
The spokesperson identified that earlier on January 23, the BSF had detected a 150-metre underground tunnel, which was meant to facilitate the infiltration of terrorists from Pakistan for finishing up subversive actions, within the BOP Pansar space.
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