Pak troops fire on 2 Indian posts, BSF jawan injured

Last Updated: Sunday, May 2, 2010 - 00:28

Jammu: Pakistani troops tonight fired on two
forward posts of India injuring a BSF jawan in Poonch sector,
in yet another violation of ceasefire along the Line of
Control.

The Pakistani troops opened fire from small arms on Dokha
and Pipol posts in Krishna Ghati belt of Poonch district at
around 1850 hours, a senior army officer said.

The BSF jawans returned the fire, triggering an exchange
of firing that lasted till 2100 hours.

A BSF constable was injured in the firing from across
the LoC, the officer said.

Troops along the sector were put on alert in view of
apprehension of infiltration bid by militants, he added.

The ceasefire between India and Pakistan has been in
force since November 2003.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, May 2, 2010 - 00:28

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