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Two Shot Dead: Indian Express

Friday, May 1, 1998, Indian Express

Two Myanmarese infiltrators shot dead, one arrested 

JAMMU : Two Myanmarese infiltrators were killed and another captured by 
BSF during an infiltration bid from R.S.Pura in wee hours today, 
official sources said. Three Bangladesh nationals and an ISI agent were 
also apprehended by BSF since last night, the sources told PTI. On a 
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 infilitrators were later identified as 
Myanmarese nationals, the sources said. They were later handed over to 
police. This is for the first time since the onset of militancy in Jammu 
and Kashmir that a Myanmarese infiltrator has been shot dead. 


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