J-K: 1 killed, 4 injured in ceasefire violations in Samba

Samba (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct. 24 (ANI): One labourer was killed and four civilians were injured in an unprovoked firing by Pakistan troops that began yesterday evening in Samba District of Jammu and Kashmir.

“Yesterday evening, a labourer had died, and two others were injured. Three cows have also been killed in Mawa. We have also recovered a live shell. No other casualties have been reported from other areas,” Rakesh Sharma, SHO, Ghagwal said.

The firing began at 8 p.m. on Friday and continued until 2 a.m. on Saturday to which the BSF retaliated heavily.

A total of nine posts of the Border Security Force (BSF) were targeted in the firing and the affected areas also include areas between river Basantar and river Tarna.

None of the BSF personnel have lost its life in the firing. (ANI)

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