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J-K: 1 BSF personnel killed, another injured in ceasefire violation by Pak

ANI | Updated: Dec 07, 2018 18:22 IST

Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Dec 7 (ANI): A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel was killed and another sustained injuries in yet another incident of unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Sunderbani area of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
Captain Prosenjit Biswas and Captain Mansa Ram sustained critical gunshot wounds during the incident on Thursday afternoon, with the former succumbing to his injuries.
A wreath-laying ceremony was held on Friday at the BSF Frontier headquarters in Jammu today for the martyr, with officials of all ranks honouring his supreme sacrifice.
Ram Awtar, the BSF Inspector General, Dr S D Jamwal, the Inspector General of Police, Jammu, Rahul Sharma, the Assistant Divisional Commander, Ramesh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Dushyant Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, Rural Jammu were some of the high profile attendees of the ceremony.
The BSF IG lauded Ct. Biswas, calling him a "brave and sincere" soldier, adding that the nation will forever remain in his debt for his sacrifice and devotion. He further hailed the BSF for responding with strength on the Pakistan Army posts.
Ct. Biswas' remains will be flown to Kolkata, from where it will be transported to his native village Balla Shisha in West Bengal's Nadia district. (ANI)