Chandigarh, Feb 20 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers shot dead an intruder from Pakistan and recovered 10 kg heroin along Punjab’s border with Pakistan in the frontier district of Ferozepur, officials said on Tuesday.
The BSF recovered a Chinese-made pistol, ammunition, Pakistani currency and SIM cards, and a plastic pipe from the spot.
The incident took place in the area of Border out Post (BoP) Barekke in Ferozepur sector.
While one intruder was killed in the exchange of fire with BSF troopers, another escaped back into Pakistan.
The alert troopers had challenged the intruders on noticing movement along the border belt.