Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Jammu again

Jammu, PTI | Updated : 12 July 2013, 02:23 PM

Pakistani troops on Friday fired on Indian forward posts along the International Border in this district of Jammu and Kashmir, a BSF officer said.

Pak Rangers fired on Border Out Posts along IB in Pindi forward area along IB of R S Pura belt of Jammu district around 0935 hours, the officer said.

The small arms firing went on for a brief period, he said, adding that Border Security Force (BSF) troops guarding the border fired back, resulting in exchanges.

However, there was no loss of life or injury to anyone in the firing, he said.

 Pakistani troops had violated ceasefire along the Line of Control on June 26 by resorting to unprovoked firing for nearly 30 minutes in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

There were five ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the last month.

First Published: Friday, July 12, 2013 02:22 PM
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