Jammu: A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan deployed along the India-Pakistan border in Jammu was killed today in an incident of unprovoked firing, officers of the force said.

Head constable R.P. Hazra was killed after Pakistan forces “sniped" from across the border in the Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Retaliatory fire has been initiated, a senior BSF officer said.

The incident took place around 4.30pm. The BSF guards the Indo-Pak international border (IB) in the region.

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