Jammu: According to the information given by the officials, Border Security Force (BSF) today retaliated a fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan Rangers on the International Border (IB) in Jammu district’s R.S. Pura sector.
No one suffered injuries in over five hours of intermittent firing that started from the Pakistan side between 9.15 p.m. on Saturday and 3 a.m. on Sunday.
“It was fire of small arms as well as mortar shells in small quantity but not effective. BSF retaliated appropriately,” BSF spokesperson Subhendu Bhardwaj told media. The official said that Pakistan also started firing with small arms and mortar at around 2 a.m. in Hiranagar and Samba Sector which continued till 8 a.m. intermittently.
The officer further stated: “So far no loss and injury of BSF personnel or civil has been reported.”