n unidentified intruder was shot dead by the Border Security Force (BSF) along the India-Pakistan international border in Samba district on Tuesday, officials said.
Official sources said that the intruder could be a militant guide who had come for a reconnaissance or was carrying something to deliver on this side of the border.
The incident took place near the Ramgarh area in the Samba sector today, they said.
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Sources said that it was around 6 pm that the alert BSF personnel noticed suspicious movement and kept a close watch on the intruder who hid himself in the bushes.
“He started moving aggressively towards the border fence and was repeatedly warned by the sentry who fired a few rounds,” sources said, adding that the intruder was killed.