J&K

BSF returns body of Pak national killed near border in Samba

Border Security Force (BSF) Tuesday handed over the body of a Pakistani national who was killed near the International Border in Samba district on 23 November after holding a flag meeting with Pakistani rangers.

BSF officials stated that a flag meeting was conducted between Pakistani rangers and BSF men near BP number 64 in Samba district for handing over the body of a Pakistani national killed near the IB on 23 November, reported a local news agency, Kashmir News Observer (KNO). “From the BSF side, 11 BSF officials participated in the meeting while 15 Pakistani rangers also took part in the meet. During flag meeting BSF troops asked Pakistani rangers to identify the slain and to provide documents in support,” the BSF officials said.

They said that after receipt of documents pertaining to identification of killed Pakistani national, the body was handed over to Pakistani rangers on proper receipt of documents and with full honour.

The BSF officials identified the slain as Abdul Hamid S/o Rajdeen R/o Chaman Khurd, Shakargarh, Pakistan. “Meeting ended in a cordial atmosphere,” the officials said. (KNO)

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