BSF officer martyred in Pak sniper fire

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BSF officer martyred in Pak sniper fire

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | Mohit Kandhari | Jammu

A BSF officer was martyred in a fresh “sniper” attack by Pakistan Rangers, first in 2019, along the International border in Hiranagar sector of Kathua on Tuesday. The BSF troops, led by Assistant Commandant Vinay Prasad were carrying out Border domination patrol near Pansar border post in Hiranagar, when they were fired upon by Pakistan snipers around 10.50 am.

The BSF officer received  serious injuries as he was hit in the abdomen. According to a BSF spokesman in Jammu, “the injured officer was taken to Military Hospital in Satwari, Jammu, where he succumbed.”