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Pakistani forces resort to fresh firing; target 40 BSF posts

Pakistan forces resorted to heavy firing along the International Border in Kanachack, R S Pura and Pargwal Sectors of Jammu.

The firing which started around 9 p.m last night is still continuing. Two civilians were injured in the firing in R S Pura sector. BSF troops have been retaliating to the firing from across the border effectively.

As many as 40 BSF posts in R S Pura and Akhnoor Sector were reportedly targeted. Howevere, the BSF troops have given a strong and befitting reply.

The firing is reportedly still continuing at some places in Pargwal.

There have been no reports of loss or damage to the BSF so far.

A 10-year-old boy Ankush, who is a resident of Flora village in Arnia was reportedly injured. Cattle have also been hurt by the cross-border firing.

On Monday morning, Pakistani Rangers resorted to heavy mortar shelling and firing from across the international border and Line of Control in Jammu and Poonch sectors, triggering a strong condemnation by India.

As many as five civilians were killed and nearly 30 others injured in the heavy shelling along R S Pura sector by Pakistani troops yesterday.

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