BSF personnel killed in Pak shelling

Jammu: Pakistan violated ceasefire along Line of Control (LoC) resulting in death of one the BSF personnel. Seven civilians were injured in heavy shelling between Indian and Pakistani troops in Jammu district’s R.S.Pura sector of the International Border (IB).

“Seven persons including five women belonging to two families of Goparbasti village of R.S.Pura sector were injured overnight as Pakistan Rangers targeted civilian areas,” the police said.

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“After Pakistan Rangers used 82 mm mortar shells to target civil and Border Security Forces (BSF) facilities in R.S.Pura, the BSF retaliated effectively using same calibre weapons,” police sources added.

“Shelling and firing exchanges took place in Korotana Kurd, Bidipur, Jattan, Abdullian, Chandu Chak, Shamka and Hansu Chak areas.”

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