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On Monday, Pakistani Rangers opened fire at border outposts along the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. The firing from the Pakistani side in Pansar, Karol Krishna and Gurnam border outposts started around 9:40 pm on Sunday, drawing effective retaliation from the Border Security Force (BSF) guarding the IB, the officials said. Also Read - Twitter Grilled by Parliamentary Panel on Blocking of Amit Shah's Account in 2020

The cross-border firing between the two sides continued till 3:10 am, forcing border residents to spend the night in underground bunkers. Also Read - Serum Institute Fire Claims Five Lives, Poonawala Announces Compensation of Rs 25 Lakh | Top Developments

The Pakistani Army has been continuously violating the ceasefire, on Sunday as well, the Pakistani Rangers violated the ceasefire overnight by unprovoked firing on forward posts and villages along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district.

The firing from across the border in Pansar, Manyari and Karol Krishna in Hiranagar sector started around 9.50 pm on Saturday, prompting strong and effective retaliation by the Border Security Force (BSF), they said.

The officials said cross-border firing between the two sides continued till 4.15 am on Sunday, and added that there was no report of any casualty or damage on the Indian side. Frequent ceasefire violations by Pakistani soldiers over the last eight months have rendered lives miserable in border villages.

“The life is very difficult, and every night, we have to shift to underground bunkers due to Pakistani firing to save our lives,” Dharam Paul, a resident of Manyari village, said.

(With agency inputs)