From The Past Pages Of Dawn: 1973: Fifty Years Ago: 4 POWs killed.

KARACHI -- Four Pakistani prisoners were killed and several others injured when the Indian sentries opened fire on them in a POW camp in Uttar Pradesh. ... An All-India Radio report quoted by Radio Pakistan alleged that the Pakistanis were trying to break out of the camp.

The ... report monitored here said: 'Some Pakistani POWs, lodged in a camp in UP, attempted to escape yesterday evening. At first, two of them crossed the outer perimeter. As they ignored repeated warnings, the sentries were forced to open fire. Immediately, about 100 more POWs rushed towards the gate, charged on the fence and broke it open. These prisoners were asked on loudspeakers to go...

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