Srinagar: BSF was killed while a jawan injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday, officials said.
BSF sub-Inspector Rakesh Doval, who sustained serious injuries during a ceasefire violation by Pakistan, succumbed to his injuries. He was a resident of Ganga Nagar in Uttarakhand’s Rishikesh.
According to the officials, Doval was deployed at the BSF artillery battery at the LoC in Baramulla was killed after he sustained a head injury in the firing around 1315 hours. Another jawan, constable Vasu Raja, sustained splinter injuries on his arms and cheeks. He was deployed at the same forward defended location, they said.
“The Sub Inspector has made supreme sacrifice in the line of duty while facing heavy ceasefire violation from the enemy. The sub-officer was a resident of? Uttarakhand,” they said. “The ceasefire violation firing is still on and the BSF is responding effectively,” news agency PTI quoted a senior BSF official as saying.
Army foils infiltration bid in Keran sector
Meanwhile, the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid in the Keran sector today. The Army said that the suspicious movement observed by troops at the forward posts along the LoC in the Keran sector. The suspected infiltration was foiled by troops.
“There was also an unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan along LoC in the Keran sector by firing mortars and other weapons,” the Army said.
This was accompanied by the initiation of an unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Keran Sector by firing mortars and other weapons.
The Indian security forces are giving a befitting response. The ceasefire violation spread to larger areas from Keran to Uri Sectors. This was the second infiltration attempt within a week.