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Pak again violates ceasefire, jawan injured in firing

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 - 12:07

Jammu: In yet another ceasefire
violation, Pakistani troops fired on a forward post along the
Indo-Pak border in Samba sector early Wednesday, leaving a BSF
jawan injured.

BSF officials said there was small arms firing from
Pakistan on forward border post of Karotana-Manarain along the
International Border in Samba sector, about 55-kms from here.

In the firing, a BSF jawan constable Krishan was
injured, the officials said, adding the firing continued for
30 minutes.

The officials said they would lodge a strong protest
over the truce violation with their Pakistani counterparts at
a flag meeting later in the day.

Pakistan has violated the ceasefire along the border
for the tenth time this year. The last ceasefire violation
took place on February 14 when Pakistani troops fired rockets
on Indian posts along the LoC in Poonch sector.


First Published: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 - 12:07

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