BSF jawan martyred, another injured, girl killed, Six injured in Pak firing along IB

JAMMU: A BSF jawan attained martyrdom while another sustained injuries and a civilian girl died as Pakistan shelled forward posts and villages along international border in R S Pura and Arnia belts here.
Pakistani Rangers started unprovoked heavy shelling on Wednesday night in R S Pura sector which continued till Thursday morning.
One BSF jawan attained martyrdom in R S Pura firing while a girl died in Arnia, said police sources.
The deceased girl was identified as Neelam,14, daughter of Sat Pal, resident of Dayala Chak (Kathua).
They said that the girl had been to her maternal uncle’s house when she got trapped in the firing at Village Pindi Charkan, sector Arnia.
However, BSF spokesman said that Head Constable A Suresh (GD no 95009834), son of M Ayyasmy, resident of village Bandra Chetti Patty, Thippireddinalli, Bommdi, Tehsil Harur, District Dharmapuri,Tamil Nadu got martyred in the firing while another Constable Dubraj Murmur (no 108770218), son of Bajnath Murmur, resident of Khudhahansa, district Mayur Bansh, Odisha suffered a bullet injury and was hospitalised.
“Exchange of firing stopped in the afternoon while own troops gave befitting reply with similar calibre,” said official sources.
They said that six civilians also got injured in the firing and they have evacuated and shifted to the hospital.