Jammu: Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday handed over the body of a Pakistani national to the country, who was earlier killed near International Border (IB), after holding a flag meeting with Pakistani Rangers.
Quoting BSF officials, Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported that a flag meeting was conducted between Pakistani Rangers and BSF men, near BP number 64 in Samba district, in connection with the handing over of the body of the Pakistani national killed near the IB on November 23.
“From the BSF side, 11 BSF officials participated in the meeting while 15 Pakistani Rangers also took part in the meet. During the flag meeting, BSF troops asked Pakistani rangers to identify the slain and to provide documents in support,” the BSF officials said.
They said that after receipt of documents pertaining to the identification of the slain Pakistani national, the body was handed over to Pakistani rangers on proper receipt of documents and with full honour.
The BSF officials identified the slain as Abdul Hamid, son of Rajdeen, a resident of Chaman Khurd, Shakargarh in Pakistan.
“The meeting ended in a cordial atmosphere,” the officials said. KNO