1. J&K: Pakistan troops violate ceasefire in Pargwal sector of Akhnoor

J&K: Pakistan troops violate ceasefire in Pargwal sector of Akhnoor

It is reported that they targeted 25 posts while militants are known to have attacked police post guarding minority houses at Sirnoo in Pulwama, Kashmir, last night.

By: | Updated: October 24, 2016 7:38 AM
Army PTI L The fresh ceasefire violation comes hours after one BSF jawan succumbed to his injuries while another got severely injured in the ceasefire violation that took place in R S Pura sector of international border (IB) on Sunday night. (PTI)

On Monday, Pakistani troops opened fired in Pargwal sector of Akhnoor, Jammu and Kashmir. It is reported that they targeted 25 posts while militants are known to have attacked police post guarding minority houses at Sirnoo in Pulwama, Kashmir, last night.

The fresh ceasefire violation comes hours after one BSF jawan succumbed to his injuries while another got severely injured in the ceasefire violation that took place in R S Pura sector of international border (IB) on Sunday night. It is also reported that one of the local residents also got injured during the incident. The ceasefire violation came within hours of warning by Additional Director General, BSF, Arun Kumar that Pakistan will have to face dire consequences if any BSF Jawan was targeted.

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On Friday night, Pakistan Rangers had targeted the border hamlets and border outposts (BoP) with mortar shells and opened fire from automatic weapons along the IB in the sector.

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