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Pak firing injures three BSF soldiers

By Mukhtar Ahmad
December 19, 2009 22:19 IST
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Three paramilitary Border Security Force troopers were injured in Pakistani firing in the Krishna Ghati sector of the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu region on Saturday afternoon.

In clear violation of the bilateral ceasefire between the two countries, a police official said Pakistani troops resorted to firing at the Karanti post of the BSF in Krishna Ghati sector on Sarturday afternoon.

"Three troopers were injured in the unprovoked firing by the Pakistani troops. The injured were taken to hospital for treatment," the officer said.

"The firing continued for 15 minutes," he added.

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