NEW DELHI: Pakistan Rangers resorted to heavy shelling on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday leaving two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers injured in retaliation to the Indian BSF fire.
Talking to IANS, an Indian police official said,"The two troopers and three civilians were injured in the overnight Pakistan fire in R.S. Pura and Ramgarh sectors. The Pakistan Rangers used mortars, automatics and small arms to target over half a dozen BSF posts in the firing that started at 10 p.m, Zee News has reported.
Continuous violations of the ceasefire by India along the International Border (IB) and the Line of Control (LoC) have forced hundreds of border residents to flee their homes.
Villagers in the areas close to the international border said their crops have suffered extensive damage due to the Indian shelling.