According to Punjab Rangers, intermittent firing continued till early Thursday morning. Pakistan Rangers troops effectively responded to Indian firing in a befitting manner; however, there were no immediate reports of casualties.
Sources affirmed that heavy weapons were also employed from both the sides in addition to firing mortar shells whereas no life loss was reported.
Earlier, two Rangers personnel Naik Riaz Shakar and Lance Naik Safdar embraced martyrdom as Indian BSF on Wednesday violated the LoC aiming shots at the officers in Shakargarh Sector.
According to the Pakistan Rangers spokesperson, BSF local commander called them over for a flag meeting and opened fire as two of the soldiers reached the border.
Ranger’s representative also told that BSF were not even allowing them to get the injured officers back from the border. Both the officers died succumbed to the injuries.
Two days ago Pakistani forces had handed over a 12-year Indian girl to their officials, who was stranded to Pakistani side of the Line of Control, but on the very next day Indian troops fired over the Rangers personnel who had been invited for a flag meeting, sources said. DNA