Two militants killed near Attari Border, narcotics substance and weapons recovered

Last Updated: Thursday, 17 December 2020 (16:26 IST)
Amritsar: Two militants were killed by the Border Security Force (BSF) while they were trying to infiltrate into India at the in the wee hours of Thursday.

Narcotics substance and weapons have been recovered from the two infiltrators.
 
The two were trying to cross the border in the fog near Attari border in Amritsar. When warned, the militants opened fire on the BSF, prompting the Army to retaliate.
 
They were killed in the firing from both the sides.
 
Two AK-47s, a large quantity of ammunition and some packets of drugs were recovered from them.
 
Currently, Punjab police and are conducting a search operation in the entire area.
 
The BSF and Punjab police suspect that the intruders were planning to enter India and commit a major crime.
      
Details are awaited. (UNI)