Jammu: Pakistani Rangers today resorted to repeated ceasefire violations and targeted Border Out Posts (BoPs) along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu district, prompting BSF troops to retaliate.
"Pakistani Rangers resorted to small arms firing on BoPs along the International Border (IB) in Arnia sector of Jammu district at 18:52 hours and 19:15 hours today," a BSF officer said here.
They fired 25 to 30 rounds at BSF posts, he said, adding that BSF troops guarding the borderline with Pakistan took position and retaliated. The firing stopped at 18:55 hours.
The firing by Pakistani Rangers resumed at 19:15 hours and the exchange between Pakistani Rangers and BSF troops continued for over 80 minutes and stopped at 20:35, he said, adding that there was no loss of life or injury to anyone in the firing.
Firing again erupted and was continuing intermittently till last reports came in from the area, the officer said. Earlier, Pakistani Rangers violated the ceasefire and fired at two BoPs along IB in R S Pura sector of Jammu district on June 22.