"BSF Constable Bijender Bahadur dies in Pakistani firing at a forward point along the fence".
Pakistan rangers on Wednesday resorted to small arms firing and mortar shelling on Brahman Bella and Raipur Border out Posts (BoPs) along the IB in Pargwal sector of Akhnoor belt in Jammu district, a police officer said.
Pakistan has accused India of committing more than 700 ceasefire violations in the first nine months of this year which has resulted in the killing of 32 Pakistani civilians. The source added, "heavy firing exchanges are now going on in these areas".
A bullet hit the man on the left side of his abdomen and he succumbed to injuries on the way to hospital, a BSF officer said. He is survived by his wife Sushmita Singh. "BSF troopers are retaliating emphatically and successfully", said BSF sources to IANS news office. BSF troops guarding the border, retaliated the firing and gave a befitting reply while on civilian was also injured.
An Indian border guard was killed Friday after Pakistani soldiers fired at several positions along the volatile border in disputed Kashmir, an Indian paramilitary officer said.
Pakistani troops have been continuously violating the ceasefire along the IB for the past four months.
Pakistan has been resorting to cease fire violations.
Panic gripped border residents living in villages close to the global border after the cross-border firing.