The gunfight broke out between the smugglers and the BSF
patrolling party of 45 battalion when the former tried to
enter into the Indian side last night.
When asked to surrender, the Pakistani smugglers fired
gun shots at the BSF jawans, who retaliated.
In the encounter which took place at the Dharma post, the
three smugglers were killed, they said.
The BSF also seized 22 kg of heroin worth Rs 110 crore in
the international market, a .12 bore country-made gun, 10 live
cartridges, two mobile phones and Rs 200 of Pakistani
Amritsar: Three Pakistani smugglers were
allegedly shot dead by the BSF during an encounter at the
Indo-Pak border near Amarkot village here, officials said
First Published: Monday, March 19, 2012, 12:38