India apologises over Wagah jeep incident

India apologises over Wagah jeep incident

LAHORE: Indian Border Security Force (BSF) tendered a written apology over incident of a jeep crash with Wagah border gate last month, Samaa reported.

The incident occurred on Nov. 16 when an Indian citizen, identified as Sukhwant Singh, breached security on Indian side of the border, crashing a check post and reached zero point of the border.

His out-of-control vehicle stopped after hitting Pakistani side of the Wagah border gate.

Following the incident, Pakistani authorities wrote a letter to BSF seeking an inquiry into the breach of security. In response to the letter, the BSF tendered apology and said a colonel has been sacked over ‘negligence’

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