BSF guns down five infiltrators along Pakistan border in Punjab

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Killed Militants (Image: Twitter/@BSF_Punjab)
Killed Militants (Image: Twitter/@BSF_Punjab)

Punjab : The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday killed five infiltrators along the Indo-Pak border in Punjab.

The infiltrators were trying to enter in India from the Khemkaran border area in Tarn Taran district, they were spotted by the patrolling team.

"Upon being challenged to stop, the intruders fired upon the troops who retaliated in self-defence. Five intruders were killed in the gunfight," an official said. 

According to a news agency PTI, the incident happened at around 4:45 am on August 22.

An intensive search operation along the front is underway.