Punjab: Body of farmer swept to Pakistan handed over to BSF

Attari , PTI | Updated : 27 September 2018, 08:27 PM
Punjab: Body of farmer swept to Pakistan handed over to BSF (Representational Image)
Punjab: Body of farmer swept to Pakistan handed over to BSF (Representational Image)

The Pakistan Rangers on Thursday handed over the body of a 53-year-old Indian farmer, who was swept away in the gushing waters of Ravi river to Pakistan, to the Border Security Force (BSF) here, officials said.

The body of Balwinder Singh was received by his family members at the Attari-Wagah joint check post, they said.

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Singh fell into the river on Tuesday while working in a field in Ajnala sector and was swept towards Pakistan by the turbulent waters, they said.

He was found dead by the Pakistan Rangers.

The BSF was informed about Singh during a flag meeting with Pakistan at the international border.

First Published: Thursday, September 27, 2018 08:27 PM
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