BSF trooper martyred on IB, Army jawans in gun battle

Special Correspondent
Jammu/Srinagar, Nov 2: A BSF jawan attained martyrdom in unprovoked firing by Pakistan while three Pakistani posts were destroyed and two Pak Rangers sustained injuries in retaliation fire by the BSF along international border in Samba sector of Jammu region.
Meanwhile two Army jawans also got martyred and a terrorist was killed in a gun battle while five CRPF personnel got injured as terrorists attacked the patrol party in separate incidents in Kashmir.
A jawan of Border Security Force on Thursday attained martyrdom as Pakistani Rangers fired unprovoked along international border in Samba sector.
“Pak Rangers this morning at around 0930 hours fired unprovoked on BSF patrol in Samba sector,” official spokesman here said.
He said that due to unprovoked fire, Constable Tapan Mondal of BSF sustained serious injury and he was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
“BSF effectively retaliated to the fire,” he added.
Martyred BSF troop was hailed from village Satui, Berham, Murshidabad, West Bengal.
He further added that in response to misadventure of Pak Rangers, which started at 0930 hrs in which a BSF jawan attained Martyrdom while on patrol ahead of fence, BSF carried out calibrated retributive action against Pak Rangers in Samba Sector.
“The retaliatory firing from own side caused serious damage to three Pak Posts and caused grievous injuries to minimum two Pak Rangers,” said the spokesman.
He further asserted that retaliatory action continued upto 1400 hours till Pak side silenced their weapons.
On October 31, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by firing from small arms along the Line of Control (LoC) in Karmara belt of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, resulting in injuries to a girl.
There was another incident on October 26, when Pakistani Contd. on P-4 Col 1