J-K: Pak violates ceasefire in RS Pura, one BSF jawan killed

| Updated: Oct 24, 2016 14:13 IST

RS Pura (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Oct. 24 (ANI): A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed and another injured in heavy firing in Jammu and Kashmir's RS Pura sector late last night. A local resident of RS Pura was also injured in the ceasefire violation. The injured BSF jawan was brought to the Government Medical College who is currently undergoing treatment. Ceasefire violation with heavy mortar shelling also took place in Jammu and Kashmir's Pargwal sector of Akhnoor all night. Meanwhile, terrorists attacked a police post guarding minority houses at Sirnoo in Pulwama, Kashmir last night. On Friday night, the Pakistan rangers had targeted the border villages and outposts (BoP) with mortar shells and opened fire from automatic weapons along the International Border in Kathua sector. BSF soldier Gurnam Singh, who was hit in the snipper attack, had died late on Saturday night. Multiple ceasefire violations have been reported along the International Border and Line of Control after India conducted surgical strikes across the border in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir to target staging areas for terrorists last month. Pakistan has however denied the cross-border raids. (ANI)