Hours after 4 BSF troopers were martyred India lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over ceasefire violations

NewsBharati    14-Jun-2018

Srinagar, June 14: Hours after four Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were martyred due to the violation of ceasefire by the Rangers of neighbouring country, India lodged a strong protest with Pakistan at a flag meeting which was held along the international border at Octroi Border outpost in Suchetgarh sector in Jammu district.


According to BSF sources, DIG Frontier Headquarters P S Dhiman held meeting with Pakistani side led by Brigadier Mohd Amjad Hussain on Wednesday. “During the meet, BSF delegation registered its strong resentment over unprovoked ceasefire violation and killing of four BSF personnel in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir,” the sources said adding, “They said, the force will not tolerate this type of coward act in future.”

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.

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 while three others including Sub Inspector Zantal Sil, Constable Sujan Dass and Constable Vikas Kumar were injured due to ceasefire violations done by Pakistani Rangers.

This was 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.