My father asked us to stay strong if something happened to him: Daughter of slain BSF jawan

Family of BSF Jawan Jitender Singh, who died in ceasefire violations by Pakistan on Thursday, were in deep shock on hearing the news of his demise.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: October 28, 2016 4:52 pm

Family of BSF Jawan Jitender Singh, who died in ceasefire violations by Pakistan on Thursday, were in deep shock on hearing the news of his demise. Talking to media, the inconsolable daughter of Singh said, “he asked us to stay strong if something happened to him.”

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Singh, a head constable, received splinter injuries in the ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops. The Pakistani troops pounded over 20 civilian hamlets along IB in Arnia and R S Pura in Jammu district overnight besides targeting over 15 Bops, drawing retaliation form BSF troops.

Yesterday, an officer of the Border Security Force was injured when a shell fired by Pakistani Rangers exploded near him during in RS Pura sector along the International Border in Jammu.

As many as 16 people mostly women have been injured in the cross border firing in the RS Pura sector in the past two days.

Assistant Sub Inspector of BSF A K Upadhayay was injured when a shell exploded near him in RS Pura sector.He received splinter injures in his hand yesterday.

Eight civilians were injured in shelling in R S Pura and Arnia on October 25.