Food Minister KV Thomas inspected the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Attari/Wagah border Amritsar and also visited the container terminal. He said that he was here to inspect the operation of ICP, especially trade with Pakistan.
In the biggest catch of the year,
heroin worth Rs 135 crore in the international market was
seized on the Indo-Pak border here by BSF personnel who foiled the attempt of Pakistani smugglers to cross over to India.
It was a harrowing time for the family of an Indian journalist based in Pakistan while returning home as they found cash and jewellery missing after Pakistani security officials searched their belongings at the Attari border.