Chandigarh: Border Security Force (BSF) troopers shot dead an intruder from Pakistan early on Monday in Punjab’s frontier district of Gurdaspur, a BSF official said.
The intruder, a woman, was shot dead near pillar 15/3 of the Barial border out post (BoP), the Border Security Force official added.
He said that the incident took place around 3 a.m., when the troopers noticed movement inside the Indian territory.
The intruder kept moving towards the border fence and did not stop despite warnings, the official added.
Security along the 553-km long International Border (IB) between the two countries in Punjab, is always on high alert.