New Delhi, May 23: One person is reported dead and two injured after heavy shelling from Pakistan in Kathua’s Hiranagar sector, said ANI on Wednesday. Late on Tuesday, 13 people were injured, three of them grievously, in Ramgarh sector of Jammu, following ceasefire violation by Pakistan, said Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir, Shesh Paul Vaid. “Thirteen civilians injured including three serious in Ramgarh sector of Jammu International Border due to Pakistan firing in Araspura, Arnia, Ramgarh, Samba, Hiranagar sectors. Sad incident, feel bad for the injured. Police assisting in shifting of the injured to the hospital,” Vaid tweeted.
On Tuesday, Pakistan violated ceasefire in Hiranagar, Samba, Ramgarh, Arnia and Suchetgarh sectors of Jammu. Border Security Force jawans retaliated to the heavy shelling on the border of Hiranagar sector. Villages like Pansar, Manyari ,Rathua, Bobiya, Muthi Charu and Londi were affected. The nation has been on the edge since an 8-month-old infant was killed late on Monday night after being hit by a stray bullet from the other side in Keri Battal are of Akhnoor. The child was sleeping beside his family when the bullet hit him.
Only yesterday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh had told the BSF that if Pakistan continued to violate the ceasefire call during Ramzan, the force could decide what to do. J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has slammed the Pakistan government for constant ceasefire violation. She said the country has no respect for Ramzan. She tweeted that the neighbouring country should reciprocate India’s peace initiatives.