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Pak troops violate ceasefire along international border in Jammu

Pak Rangers fired on border posts in Pindi forward area along IB of R S Pura belt of Jammu district

Written by PTI | Jammu |
July 12, 2013 2:40:49 pm

Pakistani troops today fired on Indian forward posts along the international border (IB) in this district of Jammu and Kashmir,a BSF officer said.

Pak Rangers fired on border outposts along IB in Pindi forward area along IB of R S Pura belt of Jammu district around 9.35 am,the officer said.

The small arms firing went on for a brief period,he said,adding that Border Security Force (BSF) troops guarding the border fired back,resulting in exchanges.

However,there was no loss of life or injury to anyone in the firing,he said.

Pakistani troops had violated ceasefire along the Line of Control on June 26 by resorting to unprovoked firing for nearly 30 minutes in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

There were five ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the last month.

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