BSF man killed as India Pak exchange fire on Jammu border

Jammu: A BSF jawan was killed  while four including two women got injured on Monday as India and Pakistan exchanged heavy fire and shelling in several sectors along the International Border in Jammu district.


"Pakistan resorted to heavy unprovoked shelling throughout the night at all sectors of Jammu on the international border," Simrandeep Singh, DC Jammu here this morning said.


 Meanwhile, BSF spokesman said that one BSF jawan was killed and another injured in cross border firing in Sangral at R S Pura sector.


 "Head Constable Sushil Kumar of 127 Battalion, resident of Pihowa, Kurukshetra, Haryana was rushed to the hospital but he succumbed," he added.


Injured BSF personnel was identified as R D Puri of Sivan, Bihar. He has been admitted to the GMC Jammu.


"Heavy mortor and automatic firing from Pargwal to Kahnachack, Gajansoo area is on," he said adding that almost all posts north of Suchetgarh to Chenab are being targetting.



Own troops giving a befitting reply to the enemy, he added.


The DC further said that two old aged ladies have got injured in the firing and they have been sent to GMC Jammu. "Shelling still continuing in many sectors," he added.


Woman identified as Krishana Devi of Treva got injured by mortar shell landed inside her house while Parkasho Devi of Fangu Ram suffered splinter injury at Gajanso with fracture.


 A civilian  namely Girdhari Lal, 65 of Sai R S Pura got injured due to bullet splinter at Devigarh R S Pura.


A BSF jawan Gurnam Singh of Arnia, Jammu who got injured in firing yesterday succumbed at a hospital here.

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