Ceasefire violations: India, Pakistan hold another flag meeting in RS Pura

Last Updated: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 17:39
Ceasefire violations: India, Pakistan hold another flag meeting in RS Pura
A BSF personnel patrols the international border in Jammu district

Zee Media Bureau

Jammu: In a bid to defuse the ongoing tension along the Indo-Pak border due to repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan, Border Security Force (BSF) and Pak Rangers on Friday held a key sector commander-level flag meeting in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir, impressing upon each other to respect the ceasefire.

"BSF and Pak Rangers held a flag-meeting in Ramgarh sector of Samba district today," a police officer said.

According to reports, two sides have impressed each other to respect ceasefire along Indo-Pak border.

Today's meet is the third flag meeting held between India and Pakistan to discuss ceasefire violations.

BSF troops had yesterday held commandant-level flag-meeting with Rangers along the International Border in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir impressing upon each other to respect ceasefire.

The commandant-level flag meeting was held at Zero-line between Ballard Post of India and Imran post of Pakistan.

On August 27, India and Pakistan had resumed the process of flag meeting by holding a commandant-level flag meeting at Nikowal Border Out Post along International Border in Pargwal sub-sector of Akhnoor sector.

There have been 24 ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the month of August. Two villagers have been killed and 17 others including 4 BSF jawans suffered injuries in the ceasefire violations.

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First Published: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 11:29

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