- Tag results for Samba district
It is suspected that the jawan had died in attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT).
BSF troops at a border outpost observed some movement along IB in Ramgarh sector around 0500 hours today. They fired several rounds and illumination flares.
Alert BSF troops fired upon the infiltrators forcing them to return, a BSF officer said, adding that no more movement was not seen later.
The labourers, of a private company, were digging a five feet deep canal to lay cables, suddenly there was a landslide in the mountainous belt on the Samba-Mansar road at village Satah in the district
BSF sources said the trooper identified as R.P. Hanjrey of the 173rd Battalion was killed in sniper fire from across the border.
The accident triggered protest by locals as the injured claimed that it was a result of "rash driving" and "overloading". However, the police said they are investigating to ascertain the cause.