Jammu, Jan 11: A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed in yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the international border.
A senior Army officer informed that there was heavy cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu Kashmir on Monday, Jan 11 morning.
One BSF jawan sepoy Shurvir Singh was killed in the firing from Pakistan on Sabzain Forward Defence Location (FDL) at around 11: 30 am.
The Indian troops retaliated with fire, which resulted in 'exchange of fire for half-an-hour', the official added.
Firing of two rockets on the forward post in the same area at 1135 and 1145 hours respectively was also reported.
This happened on the same day BSF troops foiled an infiltration bid in Alfa Machil border outpost in Akhnoor sector.
On Saturday, Jan 9, there were two instances of ceasefire violations reported. While firing was reported from Jammu, seven rocket shells were found in Punjab's Amritsar district.
The area has been put on alert in the wake of these incidents.