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Security forces shoot down unidentified individual for breaching Budgam Airforce station's security zone

The Intruder Crossed The Security Fence And Came Close To Perimeter Wall. The Sentry Gave Warning Shots But When Individual Did Not Stop They Fired At Him.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 19 Feb 2018, 09:28:55 AM
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New Delhi:

Security forces on Sunday night shot down an unidentified individual when he tried to enter the security zone of Budgam's Airforce station in Central Kashmir. 

The intruder crossed the security fence and came close to perimeter wall. The sentry gave warning shots but when individual did not stop they fired at him.

A case has been registered and investigation has started in the matter. 

Later, Air force Station authorities informed the Police post Humhama and the Station House Officer and Duty Officer immediately rushed to the spot 

"Spot examination revealed that the individual of about 50-55 years of age who appears to be mentally challenged has died in the incident," the spokesman said. 

Meanwhile. security forces foiled an attempt of Pakistan's Border Action team (BAT) along the Line of Control in Poonch in J-K. A suspicious movement was seen close to a forward post 100m towards Line of Control (LoC) . Troops open fired, 1 RPG was also fired towards the post .Three jawans sustained minor injuries, admitted to hospital. One body recovered with 4 RPGs.

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First Published : 19 Feb 2018, 09:22:44 AM

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