Jammu & Kashmir

Civilian, five BSF personnel injured in Pak firing on LoC in Jammu since Oct 17: GoI

An armed forces personnel stands deployed in JK's border area near Line of Control. [FPK File Photo/ Vikar Syed].

Srinagar: The government of India on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that five BSF personnel and a civilian were injured during ‘unprovoked firing by Pakistan Rangers’ in the last two months along Line of Control in Jammu.

In a written reply, Minister of state for Home Affairs Nisith Pramanik said that the BSF lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over a recent skirmish in Arnia sector of Jammu.

He said that BSF also raised the recent ceasefire violation during flag meetings with Pakistan rangers.

“Five BSF personnel and one civilian were injured during the ‘unprovoked firing by Pakistan rangers’ since October 17, 2023,” he said.

 

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by FPK staff and is published from a syndicated feed from KNO)

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