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J&K: Pak again violates ceasefire, jawan injured in firing

February 24, 2010 12:28 IST

In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops fired on a forward post along the Indo-Pak border in Samba sector early on Wednesday, leaving a Border Security Force jawan injured.

BSF officials said there was small arms firing from Pakistan on forward border post of Karotana-Manarain along the International Border in Samba sector, about 55-kms from Jammu.

In the firing, a BSF jawan constable Krishan was injured, the officials said, adding the firing continued for 30 minutes.

The officials said they would lodge a strong protest over the truce violation with their Pakistani counterparts at a flag meeting later in the day. Pakistan has violated the ceasefire along the border for the tenth time this year.

The last ceasefire violation took place on February 14 when Pakistani troops fired rockets on Indian posts along the Line of Control in Poonch sector.

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