Truce violated in Kathua

Truce violated  in Kathua

Pakistan Rangers opened fire at forward posts and villages along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district, officials said on Sunday. File photo

Jammu, February 21

Pakistan Rangers opened fire at forward posts and villages along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district, officials said on Sunday.

The firing from across the border targeting a border outpost in the Bobiya area of the Hiranagar sector started around 10.25 pm on Saturday, drawing strong retaliation from the BSF, officials said.

They said the cross-border firing between the two sides continued till 4.30 am but there was no report of any damage on the Indian side. The latest ceasefire violation forced the border residents to spend the night in underground bunkers. — PTI

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