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Pakistan woman's last rites performed in Amritsar

Jalandhar, Jul 13: The last rites of the unidentified Pakistani woman, who was shot dead by BSF on Tuesday after she ignored repeated warnings to surrender at the border, were performed in Amritsar.“The woman aged

PTI PTI Updated on: July 13, 2013 8:24 IST
pakistan woman s last rites performed in amritsar
pakistan woman s last rites performed in amritsar

Jalandhar, Jul 13: The last rites of the unidentified Pakistani woman, who was shot dead by BSF on Tuesday after she ignored repeated warnings to surrender at the border, were performed in Amritsar.




“The woman aged around 32-35 was buried on Wednesday as per the Muslim rituals in the presence of a cleric in Thoba village of Amritsar district,” DIG R P S Jaiswal said today.

Pakistan Rangers, who were informed about the incident, initially expressed their willingness to accept the body but later denied, after which we decided to perform her last rites, he said.

The woman, with her face covered, illegally entered the Indian territory in Ajnala sector across river Ravi on Tuesday morning and was shot dead by a BSF patrol despite she was repeatedly asked by the border guards to surrender.

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