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Anti-India slogans raised, stones thrown at Indian side by Pakistanis during beating retreat ceremony at Wagah Border

Beating retreat ceremony at the Attari-Wagah border is held every evening where both the sides lower their national flags and shut the gates in the presence of the public.


Anti-India slogans raised, stones thrown at Indian side by Pakistanis during beating retreat ceremony at Wagah Border
Pic courtsey: ANI

Attari: A flag meeting between BSF and Pakistani Rangers was held on Sunday after anti-India slogans were raised from Pakistan side during the evening retreat ceremony at the Attari-Wagah border.

Following the belligerence, the BSF registered a protest with the Pak Rangers.

Officials said that some stones were also thrown from Pakistani side a few minutes before the beginning of the retreat ceremony.

Officials said BSF had a flag meeting with the Pakistani Rangers after the 50 minute ceremony ended.

"There was sloganeering and unruly conduct by the spectators from the Pakistani side. There were some reports about pelting of stones also ... We called a flag meeting with the Rangers and told them about the issue," a senior BSF official said, as per PTI.

The retreat ceremony is held every evening where both the sides lower their national flags and shut the gates in the presence of the public.

Tension is running high between the two countries following the terror attack on an Army camp in Uri and subsequent surgical strikes on terror launch pads by India in PoK. 

20 soldiers were killed in the attack.

The Army neutralised four militants who attacked the base. 

(With Agency inputs)

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