BSF kills intruder, destroys 2 Pak posts in retaliatory fire



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Jammu: The BSF troops on Thursday, in an infiltration bid killed an intruder along the international border in Jammu district. The incident took place after a BSF Jawan was killed in an unprovoked firing by Pakistan on Wendesday at the Samba sector of Jammu, after which the force had launched a retaliatory fire. 

Troops observed movement of two-three persons along the IB near Nikowal Border Out Post (BoP) in Arnia sector around 0545 hours, IG BSF,  Jammu frontier, Ram Awtar said, reported an agency. They challenged them and opened fire resulting in the death of one intruder, he said adding, the deceased was in his thirties. The other intruders managed to escape, he added.

The force also destroyed two Pakistani posts in retaliation to the killing of its jawan in unprovoked firing. Two Pakistani mortar positions were "located, targeted and destroyed by BSF troopers yesterday night only. The coordinated precision fire of BSF troopers silenced Pakistani guns," a BSF spokesman said.

News source: Agencies

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