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BSF jawan killed in Pak firing along Jammu border

16 September 2017, 01:02 | Ken Black

Constable Brijendra Bahadur Singh

Jammu & Kashmir BSF jawan killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC

The official said BSF troops retaliated strongly and gave befitting reply to the Pak firing.

"Heavy firing exchanges are going on as BSF troopers retaliated unprovoked, indiscriminate firing by Pakistan", the police officer said at around 11.15 a.m. They are utilizing mortars, automatics and little arms to target nine BSF posts in Arnia. A civilian was also injured in the gunfight, according to ANI. "The bullet him on the left side of the abdomen and he reached martyrdom during the evacuation", an officer said.

In the firing, Constable Bijender Bahadur hailing from Uttar Pradesh, who was deployed at a forward post was injured seriously. He is made due by his better half Sushmita Singh.

Meanwhile, panic spread in villages near to the worldwide border in Arnia sub-sector. Incidents of ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops have increased sharply this year.

Both sides accused each other of ceasefire violations earlier in the week.

Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh along with BSF officers and jawans paid floral tributes to the martyr at the BSF headquarters here. "We hope that this doesn't escalate further", they said.

Pakistan Army on Friday morning had resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions.

There have been continuous ceasefire violations by the Pakistani troops for the past three days.



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