In a major success against Maoists, BSF personnel have seized huge quantities of explosives, IED and other materials hidden by the ultras in a forest in Mathili area of Odisha's Malkangiri district, officials said today.
Pakistan Rangers violated ceasefire several times and resorted to firing on Border Out Posts along the International Border in Samba, Kathua and Jammu districts, on a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
In a major escalation, Pakistani troops on Thursday indulged in heavy "unprovoked" shelling and firing on 22 border outposts and 13 villages, killing two civilians and injuring six others including a BSF jawan along the International Border in Jammu sector.
BSF has asked the Jammu and Kashmir authorities in the border villages of Jammu sector to restrict civilian movement late in the night and early morning hours to minimise causalities occurring due to firing and shelling by Pakistan.
India and Pakistan traded heavy mortar and gun fire along the international border with Pakistani troops targeting 60 outposts and 90 villagers overnight in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts, leaving eight persons, including three BSF jawans, injured.
Hours after registering a protest with the UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) against India, the Pakistani troops on Tuesday night continued to fire bullets and mortar shells in Jammu and Kashmir.
After the blast in Burdwan, the North Bengal Border Security Forces (BSF) has tightened security system in 199 BOP's including Fulbari at the Jalpaiguri here. A high-alert has also been sounded across West Bengal while its borders with neighboring countries and adjacent states were sealed.