BSF Recovers Pak Balloon In Punjab

BSF troopers patrol along IB

Ferozepur- BSF troops on Saturday recovered a cartoon character-shaped balloon which entered the Indian territory from Pakistan’s side, officials said.

The balloon was found near Bahadur Ke border outpost in Guruharsahai by troops of the Border Security Force’s 160 battalion, they said.

According to the officials, a Pakistani currency note of rupees 10 and a piece of paper with a mobile number written on it were found attached to the balloon.

An investigation into the matter is underway.

BSF Fires At Two Suspects Along IB

The Border Security Force opened fire after noticing suspicious movement along the international border in Punjab’s Pathankot district, said an official on Saturday.

The movement of two suspects from Pakistan was spotted on Friday evening, he said, adding that the suspects were captured at the thermal camera of the BSF.

The BSF troops at Paharipur post in Pathankot fired seven rounds, and hence the two suspects fled back towards the Pakistan side, the official said.

A thorough search operation was also conducted on Saturday but nothing was found, he added.

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