Srinagar: Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday accused Pakistan Rangers of violating ceasefire agreement along the line the international border (IB) in Samba district of Jammu province.
Official sources told that the Pakistan Army opened heavy fire with machine guns at the Ballad post along the IB in Ramgarh sector around 0440 hours this morning. BSF 59 Battalion deployed along the IB, officials said retaliated to the â€˜unprovokedâ€™ firing by the Pakistan Rangers.
The exchange of fire lasted for over 10 minutes. However, no reports of any injury were received.
“Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire agreement by attacking Ballad forward post in Ramgarh sector of the district this morning. They opened fire with machine guns at our positions without any reason. This is a ceasefire agreement violation,â€ BSF spokesmen, Vinod Sharma said.
â€œOur men returned the fire. The exchange of fire lasted for 10 minutes,â€ he added.