"There was ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops on Sunday evening by resorting to mortar shelling on forward posts along LoC in Manjakote sector of Rajouri district," a senior BSF officer said, a day after the Border Security Force(BSF) and Pakistan rangers agreed to uphold the sanctity of ceasefire during the DG-level talks in Delhi.
They fired two 82 mm mortar bombs, which exploded near a forward Indian Post in which one Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of BSF got severe splinter injuries around 1820 hours, he said.
Later, the injured ASI died, he said, adding that the victim was identified as Sohan Lal, a resident of Sikar district of Rajasthan. Troops guarding the border on this side also retaliated back.
Troops guarding Pakistani borders earlier in the day opened fire in Samba district along the International Border (IB).
"Pakistan rangers fired three rounds early today morning using small weapons. The fire was aimed at a forward Border out Post (BoP) in Samba," a BSF official said. He, however, said that the BSF did not retaliate to the fire from across the border. There have been 15th ceasefire violations in September this year.
Eleven people, including two jawans, were killed and over 30 injured in August in ceasefire violations by Pakistan. There have been over 250 violations of the border ceasefire agreement by Pakistan in the year so far, of which 57 were in August.

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