BSF Foils Exfiltration bid, 5 Bangladeshis Arrested in Jammu

The BSF arrested 5 Bangladeshi nationals in Jammu. They were trying to cross over into Pakistan. 

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Five Bangladeshi Nationals were arrested by the Border Security Force (BSF) near the Indo-Pak border in Jammu district.

The BSF troops foiled the exfiltration bid while they were on patrol and noticed the suspicious movement of some people near the International Border (IB) near the Makwal forward belt in Jammu today.

After taking a closer look and combing the area, the BSF troops arrested five people, sources told PTI.

The sources added that they were Bangladeshi nationals and were trying to cross over to the other side of the border.

Officials have said that they are being questioned.

(With inputs from PTI)

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