Kashmir. — The border guards of India and Pakistan yesterday fired on each other’s position on international border in Kashmir, officials said.
The two sides using light and heavy artillery targeted each other’s posts and areas for hours together.
Reports said the ceasefire violation took place in Pital and two other posts early yesterday around 2:00am (local time).
The firing created panic among the villagers situated near R S Pura sector after some mortars fell in residential areas, locals said.
Pakistan yesterday said a civilian was killed and four others wounded after Indian border guards of Border Security Force (BSF) resorted to unprovoked firing in Charwa and Harpal sectors on their side. According to Pakistan’s official broadcaster, Radio Pakistan, Pakistan rangers effectively responded to Indian BSF fire. This is the sixth ceasefire violation so far in this month.
An Indian border guard was killed and seven others including four civilians were wounded in Arnia sector of R S Pora on Wednesday in exchange of fire between two sides. — Xinhua.