One Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed and a civilian injured on Friday after Pakistani troopers resorted to heavy firing on Indian posts along the worldwide border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir.
Speaking to media, Deputy Chief Minister condemned the killing and said that India will give Pakistan a befitting reply.
A BSF official said Pakistani troops breached border ceasefire in Arnia sector of Jammu region in the midnight. "The bullet him on the left side of the abdomen and he reached martyrdom during the evacuation", an officer said.
The BSF said that Bahadur, 32, was a resident of Vidya Bhawan Naraypur village in Uttar Pradesh's Balia district. He is survived by his wife Sushmita Singh, according to the BSF spokesman. One civilian is reported injured in the firing which took place in Arnia. A day later, India retaliated to that unprovoked shelling and killed two Pakistani soldiers in the same areas. The continued incidents of ceasefire violation by Pakistan has already led to the suspension of cross LoC travel and trade between people living in Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan occupied Kashmir for the last over two months.
"Indian troops initiated an unprovoked Cease Fire Violation (CFV) using mortars and automatics targeting the innocent civil population along the working boundary in Phuklian sector".