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Pakistan violates ceasefire along IB in JK's Kathua

Sudden firing by Pakistani rangers was witnessed at Manyari-Chorgali area, Hiranagar in Jammu on Friday evening and continued throughout the night. The Border Security Force (BSF) retaliated effectively, no casualty or damage was reported.

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Updated: Oct 21, 2019, 10.14 AM IST
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JAMMU: Pakistani Rangers violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages with small arms firing along the International Border (IB) in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Saturday.

The firing from across the border in Manyari-Chorgali area in Hiranagar sector was unprovoked and started around 7.30 pm on Friday and continued intermittently throughout the night, the officials said.

They said the Border Security Force (BSF) retaliated effectively.

There was no report of any casualty or damage in the Pakistani firing which ended around 4.15 am on Saturday morning, the officials said.

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