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Indian border security person killed in Pak firing in Samba

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

New Delhi, Sept 20, IRNA -- In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani forces on Tuesday opened fire on a Border Security Force (BSF) patrol killing a sub-inspector and injuring a civilian along the Line of Control in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.

'There was a firing from across the border (Pakistan) on a patrolling party of BSF along the International Border (IB) close to Ghallar post in Samba district at around 1600 hours IST today', pti reported quoting Director Inspector General (DIG), BSF, (G Branch) J S Oberoi.

In the firing, one BSF Sub-Inspector (SI) S P Rana was critically injured besides a civilian Subash Kumar, he said, adding Rana was shifted to district hospital at Samba where he succumbed to his injuries.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 30573887

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