J&K: Another BSF personnel dies in Pakistan shelling

This has been the third consecutive day that Pakistan violated ceasefire along Line of Control (LoC).

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: October 27, 2016 12:34 pm
jammu, jammu kashmir, pakistan, Pakistan ceasefire violation, RS Pura ceasefire violation, paksitan mortar shelling, india news, indian express Ever since India carried out surgical strikes across LoC on terror launch pads, there have been over 40 ceasefire violations by Pakistan.

A BSF constable succumbed to his injuries on Thursday morning as Pakistan violated ceasefire in RS Pura and Arnia sectors in Jammu and Kashmir. The constable, identified as Jitender Kumar from Bihar, sustained a splinter injury during mortar shelling from across the border. At least six civilians were injured in the shelling and small arms fire. After today’s violation, the number of those injured in Pakistani firing since last week has risen to 30, while two people, a BSF personnel and a six-year-old boy, have been killed.

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People in R S Pura and Arnia sectors had a sleepless night as the shelling was so intense that it was audible even upto 20 kms away. Over a dozen BSF border outposts were affected due to the shelling, sources said, adding that BSF troops were retaliating.

The continued mortar shelling, which started along the International Border after BSF foiled an infiltration attempt by a group of terrorists at Bobiya in Hiranagar sector, on the intervening night of October 19-20, has forced many to migrate to safer places.

The administration has ordered closer of schools falling in border areas and setting up of camps at safer places. Those still staying in the affected areas have been asked not to venture out of their houses during shelling. Meanwhile, farmers are worried about their paddy crops, which is ready for harvesting.

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  1. A
    Oct 27, 2016 at 5:25 am
    stan is a proven terrorist nation. lt;br/gt;I dont know how many more years will the UN and US take to realize the extent of threat from stan. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;UN and US should impose heave penalties on stan(The terrorist Nation).lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;China should also be imposed with heavy sanctions and should be expelled from UN and NSG because it is supporting and feeding terrorism by funds as well as arms and ammunition.
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      Brijesh Dewangan
      Oct 27, 2016 at 5:17 am
      sad RIP brother ..
      1. A
        Oct 27, 2016 at 8:34 am
        1. t
          Oct 27, 2016 at 5:39 am
          another day--another Army personal killed-- after the euphoria post Uri, things are back to normal.. soldiers will keep losing lives and we will keep abusing Pak, China and US among others on social media like abusing them will put an end to their misdemeanour and bring back our Jawans. I wonder how long this in future this story will keep repeating itself
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            Ashok Mazumdar
            Oct 27, 2016 at 5:32 am
            Go for Surgical Strikes.
            1. M
              Oct 27, 2016 at 5:27 am
              R.I.P to our BRAVEST BSF constable.
              1. M
                Oct 27, 2016 at 3:44 am
                How many SS or SS happens. daily activities to ours Hindustan enemy number 1 and ours Hindustan enemy NUMBER 2 China stan intrusions, ceasefire violations cannot stopped respectively .
                1. G
                  Oct 27, 2016 at 9:45 am
                  too b STAN ha Main b stan Hoon Ess pe Dil Qurban es pe Jan b Qurban Ha
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