Pakistan Rangers, BSF clash in Akhnoor sector

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By IANS on 26/02/2019.

Pakistan Rangers, BSF clash in Akhnoor sector

 

Jammu, Feb 26:┬áPakistani troopers on Tuesday violated the bilateral ceasefire on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Akhnoor sector, triggering clashes with the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) that killed a Pakistani Ranger.

BSF sources said Pakistan Rangers resorted to “unprovoked ceasefire violation” targeting Indian positions.

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“BSF has retaliated strongly and effectively. A Pakistan Ranger was killed and five were injured in the retaliatory firing by our troops,” official sources said.

Tuesday’s violation by Pakistan came on a day the Indian Air Force carried out strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) targeting terror camps in Balakote.