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BSF jawan injured in ceasefire violation by Pak troops

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Pakistani troops today violated the ceasefire by firing on forward posts along the in Rajouri district, leaving a BSF jawan injured.

"At 10 AM, a BSF constable deployed at a forward location at in Bhimbher Gali sector of Rajouri district sustained an injury due to single round fire (sniper fire) from Forward Defence location", a senior BSF officer said today.

The condition of the jawan is stable.

The fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops has taken place after a lull of over one week along the

Eleven persons including six Army personnel, four BSF jawans and a civilian porter working with Army were injured in shelling and firing in Nowshera, Manjakote, Balakote, Mendhar and Gurez sectors on November 23.

A total of 26 people, including 14 security personnel and 12 civilians, have been killed and more than 83 suffered injured in Pakistani shelling and firing along IB and in Jammu after surgical strikes.

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First Published: Fri, December 02 2016. 14:32 IST