In yet another violation of ceasefire, one civilian has been killed after Pakistan Rangers fired mortar shells. The civilian was killed when the troops targeted 12 BSF post in Kanachack and Pargwal along the International Border in Jammu district. The victim has been identified as Sanjay Kumar, a resident of Pargwal.
“Pakistan Rangers resorted to firing of two mortar bombs on BoPs along IB in R.S. Pura sector around 10.40 p.m. last night”, a senior BSF officer said on Sunday, adding, “The BSF troops guarding the borderline did not retaliate.”
Pakistani rangers had violated the ceasefire four times on July 29 and July 30 along the LoC. “There was no loss of life or injury to anyone in the Pakistani firing”, he said. After this violation, this is the second ceasefire violation along the IB in 12 hours.
The Pakistani Rangers violated the ceasefire on Saturday by resorting to small arms firing and mortar shelling on 23 BoPs along the IB in Akhnoor sector in Jammu district. There have been three incidents of sniper attacks by Pakistani troops along the LoC in July killing an army jawan in Poonch and two BSF jawans were killed in similar incidents along the LoC in Kashmir Valley.