Srinagar, June 13: At least for Border Security Force (BSF) troopers including an Assistant Commandant were martyred and three others were injured after the shameless Pakistani Rangers on Tuesday late night violated ceasefire along the International Border in Ramgarh sector of Samba district in Jammu and Kashmir.
Notably, Assistant Commandant Jatinder Singh, Sub Inspector Rajesh Kumar, ASI Ram Niwas and Constable Hans Raj all belonged to 62 Battalion of the BSF were martyred after the Pakistani Rangers violated ceasefire along the International Border in Ramgarh sector of Samba district in Jammu and Kashmir.
While three others including Sub Inspector Zantal Sil, Constable Sujan Dass and Constable Vikas Kumar were injured in the firing and are under treatment at Military Hospital in Jammu. However, the BSF troops effectively and strongly retaliated to the cross-border firing.
In a tweet, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid expressed his condolence over the incident. He said, "In Ramgarh Jammu sector of IB, 4 BSF personnel were martyred including one Asstt Commandant & 5 injured due to firing from across. Our heart goes to those who lost their dear ones."
This is the second major ceasefire violation from Pakistani rangers along the International Border after the two countries agreed to implement the ceasefire pact of 2003. On May 29, The Director General Military Operations (DGMO) of the two countries agreed to implement the ceasefire pact of 2003 in "letter and spirit".
On June 3, Pakistani rangers targeted the forward posts of BSF and residential areas Pargwal and Kanachak sectors in Jammu district in which two BSF jawans were martyred and 16 people including 15 civilians and a police constable were injured.