JAMMU, Oct 22 - Escalating cross-border firing, Pakistani Rangers overnight pounded border hamlets and outposts with mortar shells and opened fire from automatic weapons in RS Pura sector of Jammu district.
�There has been heavy firing and mortar shelling along the IB in RS Pura belt during the night�, Inspector General of BSF, DK Upadhyaya said.
The fresh firing and shelling comes after Pakistani Rangers violated the ceasefire six times yesterday. Seven Pakistani Rangers and a terrorist were killed and three others seriously injured in retaliatory firing by BSF troops along the international border. Pakistan troops had yesterday violated the ceasefire six times. � PTI