Jalandhar: In a noble gesture amid heightened tension between the two countries, the BSF todayhanded back to Pakistan authorities a 12-year-old boy who had accidentally crossed over to the Indian side in search of drinking water.
Officials said the the boy identified as Md Tanveer was apprehended by the Border Security Force last evening at the Dona Telu Mal border post in Punjab.
They said he "inadvertently" crossed the International Border (IB) and came over to the Indian side in search of drinking water from a tubewell as he was thirsty.
The BSF, officials said, took care of Tanveer overnight and kept him at their camp and earlyMonday contacted their Pakistani counterparts so that he could be sent back to his village Dhari in the Kasur district of that country. Tanveer was then handed over to Pakistan Rangers.
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