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Pakistan rangers fire at Indian border post

Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing in the Bamial sector along the International Border late last night, drawing retaliation from the BSF.

india Updated: Apr 19, 2010 12:36 IST

Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing in the Bamial sector along the International Border late last night, drawing retaliation from the BSF.

No casualty was reported in the firing.

BSF officials at Gurdaspur said that the unprovoked firing from Pakistan side started at about 11 pm last night at Simbal post in Bamial sector and BSF Jawans retaliated. The firing lasted for 30 minutes.

The authorities said BSF authorities would take up the issue of unprovoked firing with Pakistan Rangers today.

Following the incident, BSF authorities have declared an alert along the whole border stretch in Punjab and Rajasthan, they said.

There have been incidents of unprovoked firing from Pakistan side in Poonch and Amritsar sectors in the recent past and BSF authorities had lodged protests with Pakistani authorities.