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Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border in JK's Kathua

Border residents said Pakistani Rangers have been targeting civilian areas during the night.

Published: 08th November 2020 02:46 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th November 2020 02:46 PM   |  A+A-

BSF patrol near the international border

BSF patrol near the international border (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

JAMMU: Pakistani Rangers opened fire at forward posts and villages along the International Border (IB) in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Sunday.

The firing from across the border in Karol Krishna, Manyari and Satpal border outposts in Hiranagar sector started around 9.05 pm on Saturday and continued till 5.05 am, drawing strong retaliation from the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, the officials said.

They said there was no report of any casualty or damage on the Indian side.

Border residents said Pakistani Rangers have been targeting civilian areas during the night.

“We are living in constant fear and are being forced to spend the night in underground bunkers,” Sham Lal, a resident of Manyari, said.



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