2 civilians dead in ceasefire violation in RS Pura

Updated:4 months, 1 week ago IST

RS Pura (Jammu & Kashmir), May 18 (ANI): Two civilians have lost their lives in a ceasefire violation from across the border on Friday. Earlier in the day, one Border Security Force soldier Sitaram Upadhyay was also killed when Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in the RS Pura. The firing began when Pakistan started small arms and mortar fire from Thursday midnight, to which the Border Security Forces retaliated accordingly. Following the ceasefire violation, the schools within a three-kilometer radius of International Border (IB) have been declared closed by the administration.

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