The Border Security Force (BSF) and Punjab police recovered a fully wrapped packet with an AK-47 rifle near the International Border. The rifle is suspected to have come from Pakistan, and was found at a farm of a local farmer in Ferozepur. The packet contained “A1” written on it, indicating that other such supplies might exist. With this, the BSF is on a watch in the aforementioned area.
BSF troops stationed near the International Border (IB) in Punjab, opened fire at a drone which possibly belonged to Pakistan. The drone not able to withstand shots, flew back into the territory of Pakistan. The incident occurred at around 5 pm, in the area of BSF’s Rosa Post BOP 89 Bn in Punjab’s Gurdaspur. A search is underway. Reportedly, such occurrences have increased in the past one year.
In Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district, across the International Border (IB), Border Security Force (BSF) troops shot a Pakistani intruder, informed officials on August 25. According to the BSF spokesperson, the intruder was trying to smuggle drugs into the border. Reportedly, the intruder suffered bullet wound, and managed to flee the spot. The officials found blood stains on the spot he was shot.
Border Security Force (BSF) officials in Jammu and Kashmir's Arnia sector shot at a drone seen near the international border on June 9. The drone was hovering roughly 300 metres in the sky. Officials stated this was Pakistani drone activity in Arnia and that similar actions had already been recorded. BSF, which is responsible for patrolling the India-Pakistan and India-Bangladesh borders has launched a joint search investigation in the region… read-more
Across the International Border (IB), a 21-year-old Pakistani national was arrested, confirmed the security official on May 22. Identified as Saber Nawaz, the Pakistani national was arrested when he intruded into the Indian territory and crossed into Akhnoor sector in the outskirts of Jammu. They said Nawaz was challenged and subsequently taken into custody, and was handed over to Khour Police station for further investigation.
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked Cooch Behar police to restrict Border Security Force (BSF) beyond 50 km from the international border. On April 27, Banerjee said, "they are entering the village, killing people and throwing them on the other side". She further asked the BSF to take local police in confidence while on any operation. Notably, WB and Central Government are in a fight over the BSF act.
The BSF troops in Meghalaya seized illegal liquor bottles from the international border of West Garo Hills and South Garo Hills, on April 17. The BSF troops seized nearly 1,200 liquor bottles, being smuggled illegally, confirmed Meghalaya Frontier BSF Headquarters. Notably, the BSF in Meghalaya is alert over the illegal smuggling and deployed additional force and manpower, to work towards a smuggle-free state and ensuring national security.… read-more
Humanitarian support towards Ukraine has been decreasing at a crucial rate. Nealy1,506, civilian casualties and more than 2.3 million people crossing the international border were reported between February 24 to March 9. Furthermore, at the briefing, the UN Human Rights Commission mentioned, safe passage for people in Ukraine, protection and food/shelter supplies, ensuring constant communication with a party in the conflict. However, Russia-… read-more
The case of Chinese national Han Junwei, who was caught while crossing the international Indo-Bangladesh border, is likely to be investigated by the Special Task Force. A laptop, two iPhones, a Bangladeshi SIM, two pen drives, ATM cards, US dollars, Bangladeshi, Indian currency and a Valid passport have been recovered from his possession. However, the passwords to his phones and laptops are not able to be cracked so far.
Courtesy: The Economic Times