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J&K: BSF jawan killed in cross-border firing

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 11:14

Jammu: In yet another violation of ceasefire, the Pakistani security forces fired at a forward Indian border outpost along the border in Jammu Tuesday morning, killing a BSF jawan.

As per reports, Pakistani Rangers fired at the Chak Sagwari border outpost in Paragwal sector, 20 kms from here, around 6:15 am, BSF officials said.

BSF jawan Sultan Ali was killed in the firing.

Indian troops guarding the border retaliated and the firing ended at around 6:30 am.

There have been many ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops this year.
Pakistani troops had last violated the ceasefire on June 21 when they fired at a forward outpost along the International Border (IB) in Jammu where the BSF foiled an
infiltration bid by militants.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 11:14

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