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Pak shells BOPs, hamlets along IB in Jammu, six injured

BSF troops guarding the <g data-gr-id="31" style="color: #3b3b3b; font-size: 11px;">border line</g> retaliated to the Pakistani firing.

"There <g data-gr-id="38">was</g> heavy firing and mortar shelling on BoPs and villages along IB in R S Pura and Arnia sectors of Jammu district overnight and continued till this morning", a police officer said.

Pakistani troops pounded over 20 civilian hamlets along IB in Arnia and R S Pura in Jammu district overnight, he said.

Over 15 Bops were also targeted.

In the shelling, six civilians were injured in <g data-gr-id="33">Khopra</g> Basti belt in R S Pura this morning, he said, adding the injured have been evacuated to a hospital for treatment.

Pakistani posts started firing heavy mortars towards the Indian side at 2035 hours, a BSF officer said.

"Heavy mortar shells were fired towards <g data-gr-id="39">Arnia</g> last night", Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Simrandeep Singh said.

Yesterday, an officer of the Border Security Force was injured when a shell fired by Pakistani Rangers exploded near him during in RS Pura sector along the International Border in Jammu.

As many as 16 <g data-gr-id="34">people</g> mostly women have been injured in the <g data-gr-id="32">cross border</g> firing in the RS Pura sector in the past two days.

Assistant Sub Inspector of BSF A K <g data-gr-id="35">Upadhayay</g> was injured when a shell exploded near him in RS Pura sector.He received splinter <g data-gr-id="36">injures</g> in his hand yesterday.

Eight civilians were injured in shelling in R S Pura and Arnia on October 25. 
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