Pak Troops Violate Ceasefire in Samba, Hours Before Modi’s Visit
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers on night patrol near the fenced border with Pakistan in Abdullian, southwest of Jammu. (Photo: Reuters)
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers on night patrol near the fenced border with Pakistan in Abdullian, southwest of Jammu. (Photo: Reuters)

Pak Troops Violate Ceasefire in Samba, Hours Before Modi’s Visit

Hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Katra, Pakistani troops on 19 April violated the ceasefire along the International Border (IB) in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistani troops fired 4-5 rounds at a forward post in Samba sector early morning, according to a senior Border Security Force (BSF) officer. BSF troops, guarding the borderline, retaliated, he said, adding there was no loss of life or injury to anyone.

BSF troops also picked up suspicious movement near a forward area in Samba sector and resorted to firing thereby forcing the person to flee, he said.

The Prime Minister has arrived at Mata Vaishno Devi University complex where he is scheduled to inaugurate a super speciality hospital, a sports stadium and take part in a convocation ceremony at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University after which he is going to address a public meeting on Tuesday.

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