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Move over James Bond; India returns alleged bird spy to Pakistan

Reuters

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Modified 30 May 2020, 2:19 am

Indian police have released a pigeon belonging to a Pakistani fisherman after a probe found that the bird, which had flown across the contentious border between the nuclear-armed nations, was not a spy, two officials said on Friday.

“The pigeon was set free yesterday (May 28) after nothing suspicious was found,” said Shailendra Mishra, a senior police official in Indian-administered Kashmir. 

It was unclear where the bird was released and whether it flew back to its owner.

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