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Two army officers martyred retaliating to Pak’s ceasefire violations

A border Security Force (BSF) officer had also been martyred while retaliating to the firing and mortar shelling on Indian posts and civilian areas along the LoC and international border in Jammu, Kathua and Rajouri districts on Thursday last. A Defence Spokesperson stated that BSF and Army have

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 28 Oct 2016 7:36 AM GMT

Two army officers martyred retaliating to Pak’s ceasefire violations
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Srinagar: The ceasefire violation continued by the Pakistani troops on Friday has resulted two army officers been martyred. Officers Jeetendra Singh and Sandeep Rawat have lost their lives while responding to the gunfire on the International border.

A border Security Force (BSF) officer had also been martyred while retaliating to the firing and mortar shelling on Indian posts and civilian areas along the LoC and international border in Jammu, Kathua and Rajouri districts on Thursday last. A Defence Spokesperson stated that BSF and Army have responded appropriately and befittingly.

Also Read: One army jawan martyred in a bid to prevent infilration

What the Defence spokesperson said:

  • There was unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Sunderbani, Pallanwala and Nowshera sectors of Rajouri and Jammu districts.
  • At 1720 hours on Thursday, the Pakistan Rangers started unprovoked heavy firing and shelling in Katgus Sector of Jammu which further spread to Hiranagar and Samba on Thursday that continued till today.
  • They used small arms, automatics, 82 mm mortars and 120 mm mortars in the firing and shelling.
  • They have targeted 24 BSF posts, killing a jawan and have injured at least 15 civilians.

You may also read: Pak rangers open fire at International border, 1 BSF jawan dies

  • The Indian armed forces also responded befittingly to the Pak army.
  • Some Pakistani posts and villages have also suffered heavy damage.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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