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Myanmarese Infiltrators Shot Dead
1 May 1998
Jammu, April 30: Two Myanmarese infiltrators were killed and another
captured by the BSF during an infiltration bid from R.S. Pura in the wee
hours today, official sources said.
Three Bangladesh nationals and an ISI agent were also apprehended by the
BSF since last night, the sources told PTI.
On specific information, BSF troops laid a trap and allowed a group of
people, who had sneaked into the Indian territory. Later, on being
challenged by troops near Suchetgarh, the group made an attempt to flee
back to Pakistan.
However, in the ensuing encounter troops shot dead two of them and
arrested another, the sources said, adding a few managed to escape back
under the cover of darkness.
The slain and the captured infiltrators were later identified as
Myanmarese nationals, the sources said. They were later handed over to
This is for the first time since the onset of militancy in Jammu and
Kashmir that a Myanmarese infiltrator has been shot dead.
Three Bangladeshi nationals, who were exfiltrating to Pakistan from the
Boboyan border outpost in Samba sector were arrested this morning, the
sources said. They were handed over to police. (PTI)