BSF head constable died in firing in Rajouri sector of Kashmir


A BSF head constable died in a heavy cross-border firing that took place in Rajouri sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

The name of the BSF constable has been identified as Rai Singh, 40 who got wounded along the line of control (LoC) in Rajouri sector on Sunday. Three other BSF personnel were injured.

“Last night in heavy shelling from Pakistan side along the LoC in Rajouri area, four BSF Personnel sustained splinter injuries. Head Constable Rai Singh, who was seriously injured, succumbed to his injuries, while the condition of another personnel was serious,” a BSF officer said.

Singh, a resident of Jhajjar district of Haryana, is survived by wife, three sons and mother, he said.

A BSF Jawan and a woman were wounded on Saturday night in the violence. The reports revealed that two houses got damaged when Pakistani troops started firing on Indian posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Nowshera and Sunderbani sectors of Rajouri.

On Saturday morning, Pakistani armed force turned to truce infringement in the Nowshera part and toward the evening, they began terminating in the Sunderbani segment focusing on Indian posts and regular citizen zones.

On Thursday, Pakistani armed force had focused on Indian posts and regular citizen towns along the LoC in the Pallanwala part of Jammu locale. On Tuesday, they likewise focused on Indian posts with overwhelming shooting and shelling for four hours along the LoC in Rajouri, driving Indian troops to strike back.

There have been more than 290 occurrences of shooting and shelling along the LoC and the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistani troops. These episodes have brought about the demise of 26 individuals, including 14 security work force, since the surgical strike on fear based oppressor platforms in PoK on September 29.