Jammu, July 16 : One Border Security Force (BSF) personnel was killed and seven others, including three BSF personnel and four civilians were injured in cross-border firing in the RS Pura sector of Jammu on Wednesday.

The BSF jawan reportedly died of a bullet injury to his shoulder. ANIreports that attempts were made to rescue him, but the heavy firingprevented it, and three more got injured.

The injured have been admitted to a government hospital in Jammu and a hospital in R S Pura.