BSF bombards 14 Pakistani bunkers which attacked Indian civilian areas near the border
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 02-Nov-2016

New Delhi, November 2: Addressing a press conference session on Wednesday, Inspector General of BSF D K Upadhyay informed that the Border Security Forces have executed overwhelming attack on 14 Pakistani bunkers. He also said that Pakistani border guarding force with dynamic conspiracy of its Army, have depended on substantial mortal shelling intentionally towards Indian civilian areas along the International Border.
Pointing towards Pak’s attack towards Civilians and their villages, he said, “Pakistani forces are firing heavy mortars deliberately towards Indian civilian areas. BSF never fires towards any Pakistani civilian areas. We fire only towards military bunkers from where Pakistani forces fire. If there was any civilian casualty in the Pakistani side, it was because the civilian population lives very close to the military bunkers that might have resulted in collateral damage”.

"Pakistan Army is giving full support to Pakistan Rangers, which have violated ceasefire incalculable times in later past. In acceleration on the strain along border, eight individuals, including two youngsters and four ladies, were killed and 22 harmed yesterday as Pakistani troops targetted on civilian areas in Jammu district. This welcomed solid striking back by Indian forces who executed two Pakistani soldiers and crushed their 14 posts," Upadhyay said.

Guiding towards Pak's assault towards Civilians and their towns, he said, "Pakistani forces are terminating overwhelming mortars intentionally towards Indian civilian areas. BSF never fires towards any Pakistani civilian zone. We fire just towards military bunkers from where Pakistani forces fire.  In the event that there was any civilian loss in the Pakistani side, it was on the grounds that the civilian populace lives near the military bunkers that may have brought about blow-back". He said.

Cross-border strains between the two nations have heightened in the previous couple of weeks in violations of 2003 ceasefire agreement by Pakistan side. Eight civilians were killed on Tuesday in cross-border firing. Pakistan additionally asserts civilian six casualties in Tuesday's encounter.

With cross-border terrorism rising, Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting in Delhi which was attended by Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag and other top officials. Tensions along the International Border and LOC heightened since the surgical strikes by Indian armed force attacking on terrorists’ hideouts in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on September 29.