Blast At International Border In Jammu, BSF Soldier Killed

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Srinagar: A BSF soldier killed and few others injured in a blast at a Forward Post at International Border in Manguchak area of sector of Jammu.

The PRO BSF confirmed that a blast has taken place at a BOP in Samba Sector. One BSF person has died and few other injured. The deceased BSF jawan belongs to 173 Battalion of BSF.

An official said the incident occurred near a border outpost. “Assistant commandant Jabbar Singh died in the blast,” an unidentified official told Hindustan Times. “There was only one blast and thereafter, no exchange of fire across the border.”

Security personnel are investigating the nature of the attack. A case was filed and further investigation was under way, GNS reported.