Jammu, October 26: Pakistan has opened unprovoked firing and shelling , targeting the Indian villagers on this side of the border last night triggering panic and migration.
The firing that started at 1.30 a.m. is continuing . It has hit four villages close to borders- Arnia, Sai Kalan, Bhure Jaal and Treva, according to Deputy Commissioner, Jammu’s office .
The shelling had injured and killed unspecified number of cattle, while the villagers have sheltered themselves in the places which they believe would keep them safe from heavy shelling .
The firing and shelling on the border areas has been continuing for the past three days, engulfing almost the entire 198-km long international border in Jammu region. Two BSF troopers and a six-year child have been killed. Thirteen persons, including six members of a family were hit by shelling on Tuesday in a village in Suchetgarh area of R S Pura sector.