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Tuesday Oct 01 2019
Web Desk

Pakistan hands over body of BSF soldier to India

Web Desk
 Indian BSF requested Pakistan Rangers for search of the body — Photo: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Pakistani authorities handed over the body of an Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldier to the Indian officials, said an Inter-Service Public Relations press statement on Tuesday.

According to Army’s media cell, Indian BSF soldier Sub-Inspector Paritosh Mondal had drowned while crossing ‘Aik Nullah’ along the Working Boundary, inside Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

The body of the deceased soldier swept towards the Pakistani side, said the ISPR.

The ISPR further said that the Indian BSF requested Pakistan Rangers for search of the body.

Pakistan Rangers Punjab undertook a search operation, recovered the body and handed over to the Indian BSF today as per the military procedure, added the ISPR.