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Pakistani troops shell forward areas in J&K’s Kathua

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers patrolling the Paharpur India-Pakistan international border post at Kathua district near Jammu.

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers patrolling the Paharpur India-Pakistan international border post at Kathua district near Jammu.   | Photo Credit: PTI

The violation of the ceasefire began late Wednesday night and continued intermittently till Thursday morning.

Pakistani troops fired at and shelled forward areas along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district in violation of the ceasefire, officials said on March 26.

Pakistan Rangers opened fire and engaged in mortar shelling in Pansar, Manyari and Chak Changa areas in the Hiranagar sector.

The violation of the ceasefire began late Wednesday night and continued intermittently till Thursday morning, they said.

Border Security Force (BSF) troops guarding the border retaliated effectively, leading to brief exchanges of fire, they said.

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