BSF trooper injured in cross-LoC fire

BSF trooper injured in cross-LoC fire

Baramulla: A BSF trooper was reportedly injured on Tuesday in cross-border firing in Tangdar village of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Sources said that Pakistani forces fired at an Indian post in Tangdar sector along the Line of Control in which a BSF trooper posted at a forward post received serious injuries. The trooper was later […]

BSF kills smuggler along Indo-Pak border in Punjab

BSF kills smuggler along Indo-Pak border in Punjab

Amritsar: A Pakistani drug smuggler was killed and 10 kg of narcotics as well as arms and ammunition seized along the Indo-Pak International Border (IB) in Punjab on Tuesday, the BSF said. The incident took place in the wee hours of the morning along the Barreke post in Firozpur sector of the IB where the […]

Srinagar Airport security goes through an overhaul

Srinagar Airport security goes through an overhaul

SRINAGAR: The security apparatus in and around the vicinity of Srinagar International Airport has been upgraded after reviewing the loopholes in the operation of multiple agencies involved in safeguarding the terminal. The security up-gradation was done following the attack on October 23 last year by three heavily armed and highly trained Jaish-e-Mohammed militants on the […]

Ajas shuts to pay homage to five civilians killed in 1992 BSF firing

Ajas shuts to pay homage to five civilians killed in 1992 BSF firing

Ajas: A shutdown was observed Thursday in Ajas village of Bandipora district to commemorate the killing of five civilians by BSF during a crackdown in February 1992. Shops and businesses remained shut as a mark of respect, while transporters desisted from plying passenger vehicles. Residents assembled at Jamia Masjid Ajas, where the incident had taken […]

Man hit by BSF vehicle, dies

Man hit by BSF vehicle, dies

Anantnag: A man died after being hit by a speeding Border Security Force (BSF) vehicle at Vessu in Kulgam district. The deceased had been identified as Mohammad Hussain Ittoo, son of Khalil Muhammad Ittoo of Muniward, Anantnag. SDPO Qazigund, Aftab Ahmad, said that a case has been registered and the vehicle has been seized later […]

Not content with BSF’s punishment claim: Untoo

Not content with BSF’s punishment claim: Untoo

SOPORE: Rights activist Ahsan Untoo who is seeking investigations into Sopore massacre, Friday said that he was not content with BSF’s claims of punishing its guilty personnel. In a report submitted to J&K State Human Rights Commission last month the BSF has said that it had identified 19 BSF personnel involved in the Sopore massacre […]

Intruder killed on IB; 2 Pak posts destroyed: BSF

Intruder killed on IB; 2 Pak posts destroyed: BSF

Jammu: BSF troops on Thursday claimed to foil an infiltration bid, by killing a suspected intruder along the International Border in Jammu district. The force also claimed to destroy two Pakistani posts in retaliation to the killing of its jawan in dFfiring yesterday. IG BSF, Jammu frontier, Ram Awtar told PTI that troops observed movement […]

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