Pakistanis fire at BSF

Pakistanis fire at BSF

Pakistanis fire at BSF

Pakistani border guards Wednesday fired at BSF positions in Jammu and Kashmir, a day after an Indian soldier was killed in Pakistani shelling, police said.

Police sources told IANS that Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing at the Mangu Chak and Khawada posts of the Border Security Force (BSF) on the international border in Samba district.

"The firing started this morning. The BSF retaliated," a police officer told IANS. It sparked off intermittent firing.

The Pakistan Army violated the 2003 ceasefire thrice Tuesday in Hamirpur area of the Line of Control (LoC) in the Mendhar sector of Poonch district using small arms, automatic weapons and mortars.

Lance Naik Muhammad Feroze Khan of Hyderabad was killed after he was hit by a mortar splinter in Hamirpur Tuesday.

The army guards the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir while the BSF is deployed on the international border between India and Pakistan in the state.

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