Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Hiranagar, India hits back; Pak Ranger killed, BSF jawan injured
In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistan forces on Friday resorted to unprovoked firing at Bobiya post in Hiranagar sector, Jammu and Kashmir.
Srinagar: In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistan forces on Friday resorted to unprovoked firing at Bobiya post in Hiranagar sector, Jammu and Kashmir.
The post which is held by Border Security Force (BSF) retaliated with full might to Pakistan's unprovoked firing.
In the gunfire, BSF gunned down a Pakistani Ranger, but unfortunately, one BSF jawan was also injured in the exchange of gunfire.
Pakistani troops heavily shelled areas along the LoC in Rajouri district overnight, prompting Indian troops to give a befitting reply.
Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged fire for past over 15 hours in this sector.
At least 32 ceasefire violation incidents have occurred the Line of Control since the Indian Army carried out surgical strikes in PoK to destroy terror launching pads.
On October 16, Pakistani troops violated ceasefire twice along LoC in Naushera and Rajouri sectors in which one jawan was martyred.
In a first, India carried out surgical strikes on seven terror launch pads across the LoC with the Army inflicting "significant casualties" on terrorists preparing to infiltrate from PoK, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Uri attack would not go unpunished.
Seven terror launch pads across the LoC were targeted by the Army on the intervening night of September 28 and 29 in a nearly five-hour-long operation during which heliborne and ground forces were deployed.