Pakistani troops will pay heavy price if they target us: BSF

BSF Additional Director General Arun Kumar made these remarks in Jammu after laying wreath on the body of BSF jawan Gurnam Singh who was injured in sniper firing by Pakistani Rangers.

By: PTI | Jammu | Updated: October 23, 2016 11:26 pm
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If Pakistani troops target any BSF jawan, they will have to pay a heavy price for that, a top officer of the Indian border guarding force warned on Sunday, two days after a claim that 7 Pakistani Rangers had been killed after they shot a BSF constable. BSF Additional Director General Arun Kumar made these remarks in Jammu after laying wreath on the body of BSF jawan Gurnam Singh who was injured in sniper firing by Pakistani Rangers on Kathua border of Jammu on Friday and passed away Sunday morning.

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“If they try to do anything, they will be given a befitting reply. We are fully prepared for that,” he said. Kumar said the infiltration attempt, which was foiled by Gurnman and his other colleagues, had the support of the Pakistan Rangers. “Absolutely that is on record and we have seen though our
surveillance equipment as how they (Pakistan rangers) have given protection fire to get the people infiltrated into our border and how our men repulsed that,” he said.

To a question on the BSF claim of having gunned down 7 Pakistani Rangers and a terrorist in retaliatory fire, the ADG said, “See, as far as the number of people killed (is concerned) there we cannot be fully sure. But as we have a close border and we have equipment with which we can see on
the other side, we have seen several people being hit and falling.”

In the wake of reports of a border build-up by Pakistani troops across the International Border, Kumar said BSF has the information and it is fully prepared to deal with any eventuality.

“I think we are having the information, we are ready for any eventuality and if they are building up we are ready for it,” he said.

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    Zafar syed
    Oct 23, 2016 at 7:47 pm
    Look at BSF Soldier pic, look starving.... poor;br/gt;lt;br/gt;GV him ABBOT Made "Pediasure with Milk"lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Mr Arun never visited LOC where this poor chap had duty... lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Answer to Mr. ARUN dialogue In urdult;br/gt;lt;br/gt;BATEIN KRORON KIlt;br/gt;DUKAN PKORON KI
    1. L
      Oct 23, 2016 at 6:22 pm
      Destruction of stan is only solution