2 Pak smugglers held, 29 kg heroin seized in Punjab

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Chandigarh: In a joint operation by the BSF and Punjab Police, two Pakistani drug smugglers were apprehended along with 29.26 kg drugs after a brief exchange of fire in Ferozepur, officials said on Monday.

One of the smugglers sustained a bullet injury during the encounter and was taken to a nearby hospital.

A senior BSF official stated that during the night between Sunday and Monday, based on specific information, a joint operation was conducted by the BSF and Punjab Police (CI Ferozepur) on the banks of the Sutlej River in Ferozepur.

"During the operation at approximately 2:45 a.m., troops observed the movement of some Pakistani miscreants cum smugglers coming from Pakistan to the Indian side.

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