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Pakistan violates ceasefire, 1 BSF personnel killed in firing

Jammu: In a major ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers today opened heavy fire at Indian border outposts along the International Border in Jammu district, leaving 1 BSF personnel dead and 3 injured.Pakistani Rangers resorted to unprovoked

India TV News Desk [ Updated: July 16, 2014 14:43 IST ]
pakistan violates ceasefire 1 bsf personnel killed in firing
pakistan violates ceasefire 1 bsf personnel killed in firing

Jammu: In a major ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers today opened heavy fire at Indian border outposts along the International Border in Jammu district, leaving 1 BSF personnel dead and 3 injured.


Pakistani Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on forward Pittal border outpost along IB in Arnia forward area of R S Pura in Jammu district around 1115 hours, a BSF officer said.

In the heavy firing till 1130 hours, four BSF men were injured, he said, adding BSF troops, guarding the borderline took positions and effectively retaliated resulting in exchanges which are still going on in the area.

Three injured BSF soldiers have been admitted to Government Medical College (GMC) Hospital here.

"Pak Rangers not only violated ceasefire but also resorted to unprovoked firing", he said.

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