The Line of Control (LoC) and International Border, which have been witnessing exchange of gunfire for the last several months, on Friday saw the troops of the two countries exchanging sweets and pleasantries, thanks to the festival of Eid-ul Azha.
Three Pakistani boys, who were held by BSF near the border here in Rajasthan after they crossed into the Indian territory, will be sent back to their country by tomorrow, an official said on Wednesday.
The villagers living along the International Border (IB) in Jammu region heaved a sigh of relief after India and Pakistan agreed to put an end to ceasefire violations and firing along the border as part of their latest confidence building measures (CBMs).
The four-day director general level talks between India`s BSF and the Pakistan Rangers would end on Saturday with an agreement to maintain peace on border. The talks took place amid ceasefire violation on the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir.
A high-level delegation of Pakistan Rangers will arrive here on Wednesday to hold the much- anticipated bilateral talks with their counterparts Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday on key issues including ceasefire violations and cross-border infiltration.
Wives of senior officials of Pakistan Rangers will not be accompanying their husbands this time as the high-level delegation arrives here on Wednesday for their four-day visit and bilateral talks with BSF here.
In yet another arrest in the Udhampur attack, NIA on Tuesday booked an alleged overground worker of banned Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit who had transported four terrorists from one place in Kashmir to another after they infiltrated into Valley.