Pak violated ceasefire: BSF
Jammu, Aug 17: Paramilitary BSF on Wednesday accused Pakistan troops of violating ceasefire for the second time in two days.
“There was suspected movement along the Line of Control (LOC) in forward belt of Keri area in Rajouri sector and a Patrol party was launched in the area immediately yesterday,” a senior Army official said.
During patrolling, an Army soldier was injured when troops fired from Pakistan, he said, adding that BSF men fired back, resulting in exchanges for a brief period.
The injured was hospitalized, he said, adding, the suspected militants escaped.
"It is a clear case of ceasefire violation. We have lodged a protest with Pak authorities today," he said.
The official said that Pakistani troops on August 15 had violated ceasefire by firing on the Indian post along the Indo-Pak Border in Samba district.
Pakistani soldiers from Imran post fired on Ballard forward post along
the International Border in Ramgarh sub-sector of the district.
Lastupdate on : Wed, 17 Aug 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 17 Aug 2011 18:30:00 GMT
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