Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Hiranagar sector, targets civilian areas

Pakistan security forces from the past few weeks have been resorting to unprovoked firing.

Published: 13th October 2019 11:26 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th October 2019 11:26 AM   |  A+A-

BSF

For representational purposes (File Photo | PTI)

By ANI

KATHUA (Jammu and Kashmir): Pakistan resorted to an unprovoked ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Hiranagar sector. Pakistani Rangers violated ceasefire last night and continued till 5:30 am today, targeting civilian areas. The BSF retaliated effectively.

Pakistan security forces from the past few weeks have been resorting to unprovoked firing.

According to Border Security Forces (BSF), "Pakistan Rangers resorted unprovoked firing in the Hiranagar sector last night till today at 5:30 am. Pakistan rangers once again targetted civilian areas, BSF effectively retaliated."

No casualties have been reported so far. However, a couple of houses situated near the border were damaged following the ceasefire violation.

"Due to the firing, our goat shed caught fire and we had to take the help of other locals to rescue the animals. We had to call the fire station also," said a local while speaking to ANI. 

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp