Pakistan fires at Indian border post

August 15th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS  

Jammu, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistani troops Monday opened “unprovoked” fire on an Indian post along the international border near here in Jammu and Kashmir, security officials said.

Border Security Force sources said Pakistani Rangers fired at Galad post in the frontier district of Samba, 45 km west of Jammu.

However, no one was hurt in the firing that lasted for about 20 minutes, they said.

The sources said it could have been an attempt to facilitate militant incursion from across the border, but it is not known whether any infiltrator managed to sneak in.

India shares 198 km international border with Pakistan along Jammu sector.

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