16 September, 2017
The deceased BSF man was identified as constable Brijendra Bahadur Singh of 192 battalion.
Two Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliatory action by the BSF yesterday while three Indian jawans were injured in unprovoked firing and shelling by Pakistani troops along the IB and the LoC in Jammu and Poonch districts on Wednesday.
Parekh called the incident a violation of the 2003 ceasefire truce with Pakistan. One civilian has also been injured.
Heavy exchange of fire is under way in Arnia.
An Indian border guard was killed Friday after Pakistani soldiers fired at several positions along the volatile border in disputed Kashmir, an Indian paramilitary officer said. "The bullet him on the left side of the abdomen and he reached martyrdom during the evacuation", an officer said.More news: Family die after falling into volcanic crater in Italy
He is a native of Vidya Bhawan Naraypur village in Balia district of Uttar Pradesh. Episodes of truce infringement by Pakistani troops have expanded strongly this year. He is survived by his wife Sushmita Singh, according to the BSF spokesman.
Pakistan has been resorting to cease fire violations.
Villages nearby the global border in Arnia sub-sector is panic stricken.
He said launching pads are there across the border, adding, "in coming days challenges are there but we are ready to face any thing the way we are doing".