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Another BSF jawan killed in Pak firing along IB

18 May 2018 | By Garima Bora
J&K: BSF jawan killed in Pak firing

Following the Pakistan ceasefire violation, another BSF jawan lost his life and one other was injured earlier today in an unprovoked firing along the International Border (IB) in Arnia sector of Jammu.

The slain constable Sitaram Upadhyay, 28, hailed from Giridih in Jharkhand and had joined the force in 2011.

Upadhyay is survived by a three-year-old son and a one-year-old daughter.

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18 May 2018Another BSF jawan killed in Pak firing along IB

Unprovoked firingUnprovoked and intermittent firing and mortar shelling by Pak troops

A senior official said one BSF trooper was injured during the firing in Heerangar on the night of May 16 and 17. It was stopped yesterday afternoon but Pakistan resumed last night in Arnia killing one jawan.

He added that unprovoked mortar shelling by Pakistan started at 4 am today in RS Pura sector, which was "suitably countered" by BSF units.

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