Anti-Pak protests rock Jammu, political parties condemn shelling

There has been widespread condemnation against the unprovoked firing by the Pakistan in the Arnia forward belt of the RS Pura along the International Border (IB) in which five villagers lost their lives while 34 others were injured.

Jammu: There has been widespread condemnation against the unprovoked firing by the Pakistan in the Arnia forward belt of the RS Pura along the International Border (IB) in which five villagers lost their lives while 34 others were injured.

The state unit of Bhartya Janta Party (BJP) on Monday demanded 'stern action' against Pakistan for the unprovoked firing.

"Its high time to teach Pakistan a lesson", BJP MP, from Jammu Jugal Kishore Sharma said.

"They resort to unprovoked firing every now and then and target our civilians. Last night they killed five villages that won't be tolerated. It's high time that Pakistan must be taught a lesson".

He said that incidents like these have crossed the threshold of tolerance of India and it was high time that Pakistan must be paid back in the same coin.

"The union Home Minister has instructed our armed forces to respond Pakistani side. He has issued instructions that our side must respond with ten bullets if they fire one," the BJP MP said.

Sharma appealed the Jammu and Kashmir government to provide free medical care to the injured.

Shiv Sena held a anti-Pak protest demonstration against the ceasefire violation as the party activists also burnt the Pakistani flag.

"We want answer from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not giving a befitting reply to Pakistan, as they continue to violate the ceasefire by shelling and firing upon our 25 border out posts and 19 villages along the International border in Jammu sector" state chief of Shiv Sena Ashok Gupta said.

Bahujan Samaj party also asked the prime minister to give a befitting response to Pakistan over last night's incident.

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