lert troops of Border Security Force on Wednesday killed one intruder and foiled a bid to smuggle heroin worth Rs 135 crores along international border in Hiranagar area of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir.
BSF spokesman as per UNI said that during the wee hours on Wednesday, the ever vigilant troops thwarted a Narcotics smuggling attempt by Pakistan smugglers on Kathua border and seized about 27 kgs of Narcotics (Heroin).
The troops, he said that noticed some suspicious movement on IB from Pakistan side and sounded alert its.
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“When the Pakistani smugglers entered IB towards Indian side, they were challenged and fired upon. During search of the area, 27 packets of Heroin were found near the Fence,” he added.
The approx value of Narco consignment is about 135 crores, he said adding that with this recovery, BSF Jammu has once again exposed the nefarious designs of Pak authorities to smuggle Narcotics consignment to India through International border.
“Narco terrorism angle can also not be ruled out,” he added.