Fazilka/Abohar, September 12
Days after two suspected Pakistani drug smugglers had been shot alongside the border, the BSF immediately seized an enormous cache of arms and ammunition close to the border within the Abohar sector.
124 Battalion of the BSF seized three AK-47 rifles with six magazines and 91 rounds, two M-16 rifles with 4 magazines and 57 rounds and two pistols with 4 magazines and 20 rounds. Sources mentioned a BSF patrol celebration noticed a yellow plastic sack adjoining to the Zero Line monitor close to the Gazniwala outpost. Another bag was discovered 2 metres away. Both contained arms.
The BSF known as it yet one more try by anti-national components to push unlawful consignments throughout the border. A search operation was in progress, it added.