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BSF retaliates heavily, targets 14 Pak posts along IB

Updated: Nov 01, 2016 18:34 IST

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov. 1 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday targeted around 14 Pakistan posts along the International Border (IB) in response to the unprovoked firing and shelling of Pakistan Rangers in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramgarh and Arnia Sector since morning.

Earlier today, a 19 year old girl was killed and three civilians were injured after the Pakistan troops violated ceasefire in the Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistani forces started unprovoked shelling targeting posts as well as civilian areas in Ramgarh and Arnia areas at around 6 a.m.

The girl was killed in Ramgarh sector of Samba district while the two civilians sustained injuries in Arnia sector.

The injured were admitted to the nearby hospital for immediate medical aid.

Dr Naseeb Chand Dhingra told ANI in Jammu that three patients have been brought from R S Pura sector, adding they have sustained sprinter injuries.

Yesterday, an army soldier and a woman were killed as the Pakistani troops resorted to heavy mortar shelling along the LoC in Rajouri and Mendhar sectors.

Nearly half a dozen people and four BSF soldiers have been killed so far and over 30 others injured in the recent skirmishes along the international border. (ANI)