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

Violating ceasefire, Pak Rangers Tuesday fired at a forward Indian border outpost in J&K.

Updated: Jul 06, 2010, 11:14 AM IST

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.