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BSF jawans raise anti-Pak slogans at wreath-laying ceremony of colleagues

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

personnel raised anti-slogans today while paying tributes to four of their colleagues killed in firing by Pakistani troops along the International Border (IB) in last night.

The slogans were raised during a wreath-laying ceremony, organised at the headquarters in Jammu's Paloura area to pay tributes to the martyrs.

This is probably the first time that Indian troops have shouted slogans denouncing at a wreath-laying ceremony.

of J&K Police S P Vaid, (WC) K N Choubey, IGP Jammu S D SINGH, Hemant Kumar Sharma, IG BSF Jammu Ram Awtar, senior BJP leaders and former ministers paid tributes to the jawans.

During unprovoked cross-border firing by Pakistan, four brave jawans laid down their lives while defending the sanctity of the country, a BSF said.

Three others were also injured in the firing in Jammu's Ramgarh Sector last night.

The BSF identified the deceased jawans as Commandant Jitender Singh; Rajneesh, Ramniwas, and

Choubey said, "As a peaceful nation, we never initiate fire, but we keep all our options open.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 20:10 IST