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India, Pakistan to hold another flag meeting

PTI  Jammu , August 29, 2014
First Published: 15:24 IST(29/8/2014) | Last Updated: 15:37 IST(29/8/2014)

BSF and Pak Rangers on Friday will  hold a key sector commander-level flag meeting to defuse tension along the Indo-Pak border due to repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan.

"A sector commander (DIG-Brigade commander) level flag meeting will be held between BSF and Pak Rangers at Octerio Border Out Post in Suchetgarh forward belt of R S Pura along the International Border", PRO, BSF, Vinood Yadav said here.

The meeting is schedule for 1530 hours. This will be the third flag meeting to discuss ceasefire
violations.

BSF troops had yesterday held commandant-level flag-meeting with Rangers along the International Border in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir impressing upon each other to respect ceasefire.

The commandant-level flag meeting was held at Zero-line between Ballard Post of India and Imran post of Pakistan.
On August 27, India and Pakistan had resumed the process of flag meeting by holding a commandant-level flag meeting at Nikowal Border Out Post along International Border in Pargwal sub-sector of Akhnoor sector.

There have been 24 ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the month of August. Two villagers have been killed and 17 others including 4 BSF jawans suffered injuries in the ceasefire violations.


 

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