2 BSF jawans killed, 12 civilians injured as Pakistan pounds 10 posts, 35 villages in Jammu: In Pargwal sector of Akhnoor on early Sunday morning, The Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers exchange heavy fire, post 2 BSF men were killed in Pakistani sniper fire previously in the night.
The latest battle arrived hardly 4 days post the Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of Pakistan called up his Indian counterpart for re-establish and restore the ceasefire agreement on 29th May.
in Pargwal sector, a Heavy Pakistani shelling, also injured 12 villagers.
Pakistani forces, targeted, Around, At least 10 BSF posts and 35 villages anyway and Ram Awtar, the BSF Jammu frontier inspector general said, “There was a targeted fire on our duty mounds from across the international border which was helped by adjoining posts of Rangers. Two our men were martyred.”
He also blamed Pakistan for dishonoring the ceasefire yet again.
“Following DGMOs talk we strictly adhered to ceasefire agreement but there is the difference in words and deeds of Pakistan,” he added further.
The IG said that the BSF has strike back strongly to the latest round of gratuitous shelling too.
In-charge of the Brij Lal Sharma, the Pargwal police post, said, “Around 2.15 am on Sunday, two BSF men were killed in sniper fire by Pakistan across the international border in Pargwal sector of Akhnoor subdivision in Jammu.”
Another police officer said that the Pak Rangers actually, targeted the Pargwal market.
Explosions of mortar shells can be heard in the Jammu city too.
An Intelligence official said that 2:15 am Pakistan Rangers of 21 Chenab Rangers opened sniper fire at BSF’s on Jaman Bela post of 33 Battalion in Pargwal sector.
“As a result BSF constable V K Pandey and ASI S N Yadav died on the spot and mortar firing started between both the sides, which is continuing,” he added further.
Pandey was 27 and Yadav was 48.
At least 12 people, as well as two BSF men, were killed in intense Pak shelling for nine immediately days from May 15 to May 23 in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts, this also displaced over a lakh people from the border areas, without delay the state government implies on to set up relief camps away from firing range of the enemy.
With the annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath is all set to start from the 28th June, in Jammu and Kashmir, the security apparatus, is on alert post intelligence inputs that a large number of terrorists including suicide bombers of the Lashkar-e-Taiba have been kept in the several launch pads across the Line of Control to be pushed into the state.
Rajnath Singh, the Union home minister, is all set to visit the state on June 7 and 8 in order to review the security scenario.