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Pak troops fire at Indian side, BSF jawan injured

May 01, 2010 23:32 IST

A paramilitary Border Security Force trooper was wounded on Saturday evening when Pakistani troops resorted to heavy firing in the Krishnaghati area of Mendhar sector of the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu region.

Police sources said the BSF troops came under heavy automatic gunfire from the Pakistani side on Saturday evening resulting in injuries to a BSF trooper.

Sources said there was an infiltration bid during the firing which was foiled by the BSF.

Intermittent firing continued in the area till the last reports came in.

The BSF had on Friday night foiled another infiltration bid in the Samba sector of the Jammu region.
Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar