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Shots fired at Indian post by Pakistan snipers

PTI  Jammu, September 08, 2013
First Published: 19:55 IST(8/9/2013) | Last Updated: 07:09 IST(9/9/2013)

Shots were fired at an Observation Post (OP) of BSF in Akhnoor sub-sector of Jammu district by Pakistani snippers on Sunday prompting Indian troops to retaliate.

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"There was sniping attempt from Pakistan side today. One sniper round came from across on OP in Maljodha Border Out Post (BoP)," a BSF officer said.

The jawan deployed at OP narrowly escaped.

"There was no loss of life or injury to anyone in the firing," officer said.

Troops guarding the borderline in Akhnoor sub-sector of Jammu district retaliated, he said.

This is the third incident of snipper firing from Pakistan on Indian posts along IB in Jammu frontier areas during over a period of one month.


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