Cross border firing: BSF lodges protest with Pak

The BSF lodged a strong protest with its counterpart, Pakistani Rangers, over cross border firing along Indo-Pak border in Samba district.

Updated: Sep 21, 2011, 19:42 PM IST

Jammu: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday
lodged a strong protest with its counterpart, Pakistani
Rangers, over cross border firing along Indo-Pak border in
Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.
BSF troops lodged a strong protest at the company level at
border outpost Ghallar along International Border (IB) in
Samba district today, a BSF officer said.

BSF had also intimated Pak rangers and called for a flag
meeting after yesterday`s cross border firing.

Sub-Inspector S P Rana was killed and civilian Subash
Kumar was injured in cross border firing on a patrol party of
BSF along IB near Ghallar post in Samba district.

However, there was no response from Pakistan side to BSF`s
demand for flag meeting over the issue, he said.

Meanwhile, Uttarakhand Chief Minister B C Khanduri
expressed his grief over the death of the sub-inspector who
belonged to Dabar village if Pauri Garhwal district in the
state.
Khanduri said making supreme sacrifices for the sake of
nation has been a tradition of Uttarakhand and the martyrdom
of Rana would also be remembered.

PTI