BSF hands over 3-year-old Pakistani boy who accidentally reached border in Punjab

The incident is reported in Ferozepur sector at around 7pm on Friday when the Border Security Force troops notice a child who stans crying near the IB fence

BSF hands over 3-year-old Pakistani boy who accidentally reached border in Punjab

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PTI

Chandigarh, July 2

A three-year-old Pakistani boy, who inadvertently reached the International Border (IB) in Punjab, has been handed over to his family by the BSF, officials said on Saturday.

The incident was reported in Ferozepur sector at around 7pm on Friday when the Border Security Force troops noticed a child who stood crying near the IB fence.

The child kept crying and calling "papa, papa", following which the BSF field commander sought an immediate flag meeting with the Pakistani Rangers so that he could be handed back, they said.

The child was handed over to the Rangers in the presence of his father, the officials said.

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