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Pak violates ceasefire thrice in J&K, BSF jawan injured

Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire <g data-gr-id="12">thriceon</g> Monday by firing on forward posts along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Poonch districts, leaving a BSF jawan injured.

"There was <g data-gr-id="18">sudden</g> unprovoked burst of fire from Pakistan side in forward areas along the International Border (IB) in Hiranagar sector around 1120 hours", a BSF officer said.

In the firing, BSF constable A K Rabha, who was posted along the IB was injured, the officer said, 
"BSF troops immediately retaliated to the firing which continued <g data-gr-id="17">upto</g> 1130 hours", he said, adding that the firing has now stopped and the injured jawan has been taken to Government Medical College (GMC) Hospital.

Earlier, Pakistani troops fired upon forward posts along the LoC with automatic weapons and Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPGs) in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district at 0005 hours, PRO Defence Lt Col Manish Mehta said.

Militants target telecom facility 
 Militants once again targeted a telecom facility in Kashmir as a grenade was lobbed on Monday at a mobile phone tower in a downtown area of Srinagar, injuring one person and leading to disruption in communication services in the valley.


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