Guwahati News Desk: Police firing along the Indo-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit district took the life of an Indian national on Thursday.
According to UP police, the man has been identified as Govinda Singh, who succumbed to the injuries sustained after being shot by the Nepal Police.
According to sources, the victim belonging to the Hajaara area of Pilibhit had gone to the market on the border with two others, Pappu Singh and Gurmeet Singh and later got into an argument with the Nepal Police which led to the clash and the subsequent firing.
One of them fled the spot and crossed into the Indian border while the other one is missing.
Pilibhit Superintendent of Police (SP) Jai Prakash, said, “We have received information that three Indian nationals who had gone to Nepal had a confrontation with Nepal Police on some issue. One man has been shot and succumbed to injuries at a hospital. Another one crossed the border and entered the India side to save his life, while the third one is still missing.”
Forces along the border areas are on alert following the incident.