Heavy exchange of fire between Indian and Pakistani troops erupted on Tuesday, morning. It was for the eighth time when the parties exchanged fire on one another in the last four days.
“There was firing by Pakistani Rangers on Narianpur Border Out Post (BoP) in Ramgarh forward area in Samba district around 0730 hours”, defense sources said.
The firing came from Ashraf post of Pakistan.BSF troops guarding the border line retaliated effectively, resulting in exchanges, they said.
There was no loss of life or injury to anyone in the firing from Pakistan, they said, adding that in view of the firing, troops have been put on alert.
In view of the escalation in the border tension due to firing, BSF Director General Subash Joshi yesterday visited forward areas along the International Border in Jammu and reviewed the security situation.
Joshi held a discussion on the current scenario along the IB in Jammu and discussed operational issues with his field Commanders .Their focus was on the increasing instances of ceasefire violations and sniper strikes by Pakistan forces. (AGENCIES)