One Indian Soldier Killed in Firing By Pakistani Troops


It is learnt that the Pakistani Rangers resorted to unprovoked mortar shelling and gun fire along the International Border in Arnia near Jammu shortly after midnight on Thursday night following which three other BSF outposts - SM Base, Budwar and Nikkowal - were targeted in quick succession.

An Indian paramilitary personnel was killed in firing by Pakistani troops on Friday.

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed as the firing by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in violation of the November 2003 ceasefire agreement has spread to International Border (IB) in Jammu district of the State.

A bullet hit the jawan on the left side of his abdomen and he succumbed to injuries on the way to hospital, the spokesman said. A civilian was also injured in the gunfight, according to ANI.

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The deceased BSF man was identified as constable Brijendra Bahadur Singh of 192 battalion. In a span of five days, this is the sixth ceasefire violation by Pakistan.

Parekh said Indian soldiers retaliated for the Pakistani firing. "We all were inside the house", a woman told media men.

"Pakistan violated ceasefire around 1 a.m. An innocent citizen Muhammad Zahoor resident of village Dewra embraced Shahadat (martyrdom) due to Indian unprovoked firing", the Pakistan Army said on September 13.

Islamabad accused the Indian troops of "deliberately targeting" civilians and termed it "deplorable and contrary to human dignity and worldwide human rights and humanitarian laws".