Pakistani troops in the night of August
opened heavy firing simultaneously
on the Line of Control (LoC)
in Poonch sector and International
Border (IB) in Hiranagar sector
of Kathua District causing injuries
to two Border Security Force
(BSF) troopers, according to
Daily Excelsior. Official
sources didnít rule out Pakistan
Army and Rangers facilitating
infiltration attempts by the
militants under the cover of
The Rangers targeted the BSF troopers
and their posts at Pansar Post
in Hiranagar sector in Kathua
District at about 7.30pm. Two
BSF troopers, who were patrolling
the forward areas of Pansar
Post, were injured in the firing.
The BSF troopers retaliated
and heavy exchange of firing
between the two sides continued
till late night when the reports
last came in.
Pakistan Army also resorted to heavy
firing in Shahpur Kirni sector,
about 15 kilometers from Poonch,
in violation of the Cease Fire
Agreement (CFA), at 7.45pm.
The firing continued till late
night, sources said. However,
no casualties were reported.