BSF, Pak Rangers hold flag meeting

Last Updated: Friday, December 18, 2009 - 12:38

Jammu: In the backdrop of ceasefire
violations by Pakistan, BSF held a flag meeting with Pakistani
rangers and raised the issue of various infiltration attempts
and cross border firing along the international border in the
last six months.

The meeting was held along the Indo-Pak border at
Octroi border outpost, 40 kms from here, last evening.

Besides the issue of cross-border firing along the
border in Jammu, Samba and Kathua sectors of Jammu frontier,
the BSF took up the killing of its Deputy Inspector General
(DIG) O P Tanwar in an IED planted by militants and attacks
on various border outposts.

Pak Rangers denied their involvement in the incidents
in the meeting, which was held for nearly one and half hour.

BSF authorities warned that there should be no such
incidents in the future, failing which they will be forced to
take strong action.

At the meeting, the BSF side was represented by DIG
Vasudev of Indreswar Nagar sector and DIG J P Sangwan, while
Brigadier Masood, Lt Commandant Abdul Khalid, Major Karim,
Major Sayeed and Intelligence officer Zulfikar represented Pak
Rangers.

PTI



First Published: Friday, December 18, 2009 - 12:38

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