BSF jawan killed in RS Pura ceasefire violation

Aasif Suhaf, May 18: Militants have attacked army patrolling party at Hajin bonikhan Mohlla Bandipora in North Kashmir. Army has retaliated and firing continued from both sides.Militants broke forces cordon and managed to escape after hour long gunfight, as per sources forces had laid cordon in the area, clearly opposite to what centre had announced regarding halt of operations and Ramadan ceasefire.

One Border Security Force soldier was killed during a ceasefire violation from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir's R S Pura Sector.

The Pakistan Rangers again resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control in the RS Pura.

In January earlier this year, residents of RS Pura Sector were forced to leave their homes in the wake of the cease-fire arrangement being repeatedly violated by Pakistan.

News24Bureau with Agencies