Jammu :  In the third ceasefire violation in less than 48 hours, Pakistani troops fired with small arms, automatic weapons and mortar shells on seven border outposts along the international border in Jammu district, leaving two BSF jawans injured.

“Pakistani Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing from small arms and automatic weapons on 7 BOPs along IB in Arnia sub-sector in Jammu district from around 8.30pm on Sunday night,” a BSF officer said here on Monday.

BSF troops guarding the borderline along IB took positions and retaliated effectively to the Pakistani firing which resulted in intermittent exchanges of fire, he said.

Two BSF jawans suffered minor injuries and have been shifted for treatment, the officer said, adding that firing continued till 6am this morning.

Pakistani Rangers resorted to sniper firing in Nikowal and Bhudwar BoPs in Arnia belt and then fired at Tent Gaurd post around 8.30pm last night.

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