BSF jawan injured in Samba in Pakistan firing

SAMBA: A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was injured on Thursday in firing by Pakistani rangers on the international border (IB) in Samba district.

The Pakistani rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on the IB in Samba and Hiranagar sectors, BSF sources said. The rangers fired at some dozen BSF border outposts.

The BSF jawan was injured at the Regal Post. "The BSF positions retaliated effectively. Firing exchanges between the two sides continued till the early hours, they added.

On Tuesday, a BSF constable was martyred in Pakistan firing on the IB in Samba.

The ceasefire violation comes two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi starts his visit to J&K on May 19.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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