Pakistani citizen killed by Indian guards at Wagah, says report

July 5th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Islamabad has ordered a probe into the alleged killing of a Pakistani national by the Indian security forces at the Wagah border crossing, a media report said Sunday.
The Pakistani youth died after India’s Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers exchanged fire at the Wagah border Saturday night, the Online news agency reported.

According to the report, the Indian security guards opened fire to stop a man from crossing over to India.

Islamabad has constituted a high-level team to probe the firing incident, the report said.

The report added that border securities officials from both sides held a meeting to determine the cause of the incident.

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