Ten Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers enroute to Jammu's Samba Sector with their battalion went missing from a special army train between Bardhaman and Dhanbad railway stations on Wednesday.
The special train left for Jammu with 83 soldiers in West Bengal on Wednesday. During a halt at Mughalsarai railway station, the soldiers were counted and it was found out that 10 were missing.
A First Information Report (FIR) was lodged by their commander at the Government Railway Police (GRP) in Mughalsarai stating the jawans were "absent without leave."
Mughalsarai: 10 BSF jawans went missing from a special train while they were on their way to Jammu & Kashmir. Their commander has submitted a complain to us. We have registered the case & are investigating the matter: JK Yadav, Sub Inspector pic.twitter.com/rm6i8Djyp6— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) June 27, 2018
"83 BSF jawans were going to Jammu and Kashmir in a special train. Out of them, 10 jawans went missing somewhere in between Dhanbad and Bardhaman without informing their commander. We have filed an absconding report and have started investigating the matter," Jitendra Kumar Yadav, Sub Inspector, GRP Mughalsarai said. The police is investigating the matter, he said.
(With inputs from ANI)