Jammu: A woman was killed and three people, including two civilians and a border security force (BSF) trooper, were injured in firing by Pakistani Rangers on the international border in Jammu district on Wednesday.
Poli Devi, 42, a resident of Akhnoor sector, has been killed in the firing, a senior police officer told IANS here.
“One BSF trooper was injured in the firing which started at 8.55 a.m.”
“BSF has retaliated using small arms and automatics,” he added.
“Heavy firing exchanges are still going on between India and Pakistan troops on two border posts in Akhnoor sector.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Jammu on Friday.
It has become almost customary for Pakistan troops to violate the bilateral ceasefire on the line of control (LoC) and the international border in Jammu and Kashmir each time a VVIP from the central government visits the state.