Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K, one BSF jawan killed in Kupwara
Pakistan has once again violated ceasefire in Arnia district of Jammu and Kashmir's RS Pura sector, reports claimed on Sunday.
Jammu: Pakistan on Sunday once again violated ceasefire in Arnia and Nowgam regions of Jammu and Kashmir's RS Pura sector and Kupwara district, killing one BSF jawan.
"Pakistani Rangers resorted to small arms firing on BoPs along the International Border (IB) in Arnia sector of Jammu district at 18:52 hours and 19:15 hours today," a BSF officer said here.
They fired 25 to 30 rounds at BSF posts, he said, adding that BSF troops guarding the borderline with Pakistan took position and retaliated. The firing stopped at 18:55 hours.
The firing by Pakistani Rangers resumed at 19:15 hours and the exchange between Pakistani Rangers and BSF troops continued for over 80 minutes and stopped at 20:35, he said, adding that there was no loss of life or injury to anyone in the firing.
Firing again erupted and was continuing intermittently till last reports came in from the area, the officer said.
Later firing was also reported at KB Post in Nowgam Sector of Kupwara district wherein one BSF got killed.
On June 22, Pakistani Rangers had violated the ceasefire in the same RS Pura sector.
The Rangers fired on two separate BOPs along the International Border in R S Pura at 0100 hours and 0300 hours.
(With PTI inputs)