Pakistan opens fire on international border in Jammu

Written by: IANS
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Jammu, Aug 17: Pakistan Rangers Sunday resorted to unprovoked heavy firing at the Border Security Force (BSF) positions on the international border in Jammu district.

A senior police officer told IANS in winter capital Jammu, "Since midnight, Pakistan Rangers have started unprovoked heavy firing at Pittal and Tent border outposts of the BSF in RS Pura sector of Jammu district.

Pakistan Rangers started unprovoked firing at Pittal and Tent border outposts

"Pakistan troops are using small arms and automatic weapons to target Indian positions. BSF troops are effectively responding to Pakistan firing.

"Firing exchanges are still going on in these areas. No casualty or damage has been so far reported from our side".

Indian jawans also retaliated at the attackers.

This is the 12th instance of ceasefire violation by Pakistan in eight days.


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