One soldier killed in cross border firing in J-K

ANI | Updated: Nov 02, 2017 19:15 IST

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] November 2 (ANI): Pakistan Rangers on Thursday initiated "unprovoked" firing on a Border Security Force (BSF) patrol party in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector, wherein, one constable lost his life.

Tapan Mondal suffered injuries. He was immediately shifted to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The cross-border firing took place at 9:30 a.m.

The BSF carried out calibrated retributive action against the Pakistan Rangers and caused grievous injuries to minimum two Rangers.

The retaliatory action continued up to 2:00 p.m. (ANI)