July 3, 2002, Chandigarh, India
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Ex-BSF jawan kills 5 of his family
Sikar, July 2
Facing financial difficulties due to non-receipt of pension, a former BSF jawan killed his wife and four children at Gothada Tagelawn village in this district, the police said today. The retired jawan, Ramchandra Jat, who had fled to Bikaner after committing the gruesome act on Sunday, was arrested yesterday after he returned to the village.
Lucknow, July 2
A Pakistani national suspected to be working for Pakistan armyís Field Intelligence Unit was arrested from Harijan Colony in Noida yesterday, the police said today. According to the state DGP office here, Md Salim, alias Rana, had confessed that he had been sending information about Indian Air Force activities at Ambala Cantonment to the unitís Lahore office.
26 die in mishap
Jakarta, July 2
At least 26 persons, 15 women and 11 children, were killed and dozens others injured when a bus packed with 107 kindergarten students and their parents plunged into a 10-metre deep ravine in Indonesiaís East Java province today, the police said.