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J-K: 1 BSF personnel killed, another injured in ceasefire violation by Pak

ANI  |  Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] 

A (BSF) personnel was killed and another sustained injuries in yet another incident of unprovoked ceasefire violation by along the Line of Control (LoC) in the area of Jammu and Kashmir's district.

and sustained critical gunshot wounds during the incident on Thursday afternoon, with the former succumbing to his injuries.

A wreath-laying ceremony was held on Friday at the in Jammu today for the martyr, with officials of all ranks honouring his supreme sacrifice.

Ram Awtar, the BSF Inspector General, Dr S D Jamwal, the of Police, Jammu, Rahul Sharma, the Divisional Commander, Ramesh Kumar, Jammu, Dushyant Singh, Senior of Police, Rural Jammu were some of the high profile attendees of the ceremony.

The BSF IG lauded Ct. Biswas, calling him a "brave and sincere" soldier, adding that the nation will forever remain in his debt for his sacrifice and devotion. He further hailed the BSF for responding with strength on the Army posts.

Ct. Biswas' remains will be flown to Kolkata, from where it will be transported to his native village Balla Shisha in West Bengal's district.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 18:25 IST