Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu’s Arnia sector

JAMMU: In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers tonight resorted to small arms firing on border out-posts (BoPs) along the international border in Jammu, prompting BSF to retaliate.

Pakistani Rangers resorted to heavy small arms firing and mortar shelling in civilian areas and BoPs along IB in Arnia and R S Pura sub-sectors in Jammu district from tonight, a police officer told.

The BSF personnel fired back. The intermittent exchange of fire is still on.

There have been half-a-dozen ceasefire violations by the Pakistani forces so far this year.

The last occasion was on January 27, when Pakistani Rangers resorted to small arms firing in Arnia.

Earlier, around 8.45 PM, Pakistani Rangers violated ceasefire and resorted to small arms firing on border outposts (BoPs) along the IB in R S Pura and Arnia sub-sectors.

There has been half-a-dozen ceasefire violations by the Pakistani forces in the past over one week.

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