8 people die in Pak shelling; 2 Rangers killed, 14 posts destroyed in retaliation

BSF targeted Pakistan Rangers' posts across IB in the same sector and caused heavy damage to 14 Pakistani Posts: DIG

By: PTI | Jammu | Updated: November 3, 2016 8:39 pm
pakistan, ceasefire, ceasefire violations, army, bsf, pak rangers killed, pakistan border, india border, loc firing, pakistan border firing, india border firing, india news, pakistan news Earlier, Army sources said two Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliatory firing along LoC opposite to Naushera sector of Rajouri district. (File)

BSF Tuesday said it had destroyed today 14 posts of Pakistani Rangers in retaliatory action along International Border (IB) in Ramgarh and Arnia sectors of Jammu frontier. Eight people were died, mostly children and women, were killed and 22 injured when Pakistan troops resorted to heavy shelling on border hamlets and military posts with 82 and 120 mm mortar bombs along the IB and LoC in Samba, Jammu, Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir earlier in the day.

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“BSF gave a calibrated retaliation on IB in response to unprovoked firing and shelling of Pakistan Rangers in area of Ramgarh and Arnia Sectors since morning,” its DIG Dharmendra Pareek said. “Since morning, BSF targeted Pakistan Rangers’ posts across IB in the same sector and caused heavy damage to 14 Pakistani Posts,” he said.

Earlier, Army sources said two Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliatory firing along LoC opposite to Naushera sector of Rajouri district.

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174 schools in the border belt of Jammu district have been closed by the authorities in wake of the Pakistani shelling.

At 0710 hours, three mortar shells landed in border village of Pindi in Arnia sector of Jammu district, injuring four persons who were identified as Bodraj (44), Niky, Dharana Devi and Chanchla Devi (49), Bhat said.

Shelling is on in some areas, he added.

One person is believed to have suffered injuries in Balakote sector in the shelling.

Two women, Robiya Kouser (28) and Tasveer Bi (24), were injured in Mendhar sector of Poonch district last evening and have been hospitalised, Police said.

“Pakistani Rangers started firing with small arms followed by mortars at one place and further spread to four or five places in Ramgarh and Arnia sectors of Samba and Jammu district from 0630 hours,” DIG BSF (G) Dharmendra Pareek said.

They fired 82 mm mortar bombs intermittently, Pareek said, adding, BSF gave them a befitting reply.

Pakistani troops indulged in unprovoked ceasefire violation along the Line of Control in Naushera sector of Rajouri district from 0530 to 0900 hours using small arms, automatics, 82 and 120 mm mortars, PRO Defence Lt Col Manish Mehta said, adding, firing is underway.

There have been more that 60 ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the LoC and IB in the state since the surgical strikes.

Yesterday, an elderly woman and a soldier were killed and a girl and two armymen were injured in cross-LoC shelling and firing by Pakistani troops in Poonch and Rajouri districts.

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First Published on: November 1, 2016 7:38 pm
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    chor
    Nov 1, 2016 at 9:19 pm
    Any proof or just domestic bs?
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      sajid
      Nov 1, 2016 at 8:34 pm
      Number #1 stupid nation in this is Hindu
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        George
        Nov 1, 2016 at 10:05 pm
        After finding out that all terrorists are Muslims and all Muslim terrorists are Sunni Muslims it is hard to believe anything what Muslims says. Muslims will claim that jihad has nothing to do with satanic Koran and child molester Mohammed gave equal rights to women but when it comes to reality all Muslim men are slave owners of women and want to wipe out non Sunni muslims calling them Khafirs. In fact Mohammed had 13 legal slaves as wives and many slave men\'s wives he made them as his slaves for his Iust. And then they will send SMS these days for triple talaq. Go figure. Why is that every Islamic country is at war?
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          IML sood
          Nov 1, 2016 at 2:47 pm
          Waiting for surgical strikes by nationalist forces on anti nationals hiding among us including some political leaders also whose only worry is votes not the country.
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            George
            Nov 1, 2016 at 10:03 pm
            After finding out that all terrorists are Muslims and all Muslim terrorists are Sunni Muslims it is hard to believe anything what Muslims says. Muslims will claim that jihad has nothing to do with satanic Koran and child molester Mohammed gave equal rights to women but when it comes to reality all Muslim men are slave owners of women and want to wipe out non Sunni muslims calling them Khafirs. In fact Mohammed had 13 legal slaves as wives and many slave men\'s wives he made them as his slaves for his Iust
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              Shafted
              Nov 1, 2016 at 7:30 pm
              If my death or shahadat can bring free Baluchistan then I would thank Allah , let peace be bestowed upon him to be of some use as I could get the poor baluchis the well deserved freedom which they deserved. Akbar bugti hum sharminda hai Tera kaatil Musharraf abhi bhi jinda hai.
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                Tony
                Nov 2, 2016 at 2:56 am
                Proud moment lt;br/gt;Turkey has issued a postage stamp of Narendra Modi, declaring that this is on honor of the greatest leader of the world at this moment.lt;br/gt;Every Indian should feel proud about this.,,,,, or keeping hate him in India
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                  Ibrahim
                  Nov 1, 2016 at 5:44 pm
                  I am an indian Brother, I wish see repeat 1971, this time Baluchistan will free
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                    Ibrahim
                    Nov 1, 2016 at 4:56 pm
                    India must implement Cold Start
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                      Ibrahim
                      Nov 1, 2016 at 5:41 pm
                      India will win inshallah
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                        Ibrahim
                        Nov 1, 2016 at 5:08 pm
                        Indian Army must use snipper rifles and keep hunting stani SSG. stan declared war we know SSG and Pak Army is targeting and our army is either sleeping or coward modi is not allowing them to attack
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                          Ibrahim
                          Nov 1, 2016 at 4:55 pm
                          Peace comes thru War,
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                            Arvind
                            Nov 1, 2016 at 6:33 pm
                            LoL
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                              Avinash
                              Nov 1, 2016 at 4:22 pm
                              What do you mean by posts destro?lt;br/gt;We would be happy to know how many stani s died.lt;br/gt;Posts can be created...not dead soldiers.
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                                abd
                                Nov 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm
                                And then Pak will make hot start at your back.Its Pak not burma.Open your eyes.
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                                  abd
                                  Nov 1, 2016 at 6:56 pm
                                  Courage nahin hey.. darpok army indian army.
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                                    abd
                                    Nov 1, 2016 at 6:56 pm
                                    Why not to hang your politician first.
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                                      abd
                                      Nov 1, 2016 at 6:58 pm
                                      You will die and will not see it.
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                                        abd
                                        Nov 2, 2016 at 1:27 pm
                                        Give them complete area according to their potion ie 22% of india including Dehli and they will make another country and will leave rest of india.
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                                          Dash
                                          Nov 1, 2016 at 2:29 pm
                                          Pak will have to be dovided into pieces to get peace. It will continue terrorist activities till then. Within 5-7 years,we have to divide stan.
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                                            Bibek sen
                                            Nov 1, 2016 at 5:53 pm
                                            Before UN monitoring on border, stan should killed all d terrorists(which is Impossible to them). If they would killed all d terrorists, then monitoring will not required because there will be no stan.
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