Ceasefire violation in Arnia: Villagers near International Border mourn death of 17-year-old Neelam Devi [Photos]
People of Pind Camp in Arnia Sector of Jammu mourn the death of teenage girl Neelam Devi in ceasefire violation on Thursday.
A 17-year-old girl and a BSF jawan were killed while six others injured as Pakistan Rangers heavily shelled Border Out Posts and villages along the International Border in three sectors of Jammu and Samba districts. A villager displayed a mortar shell allegedly fired on a residential area at Pindi camp in Arnia Sector. PTI
Shells fired by Pakistan landed in Arnia belt and hit several villages as well. Additional Deputy Commissioner Jammu Arun Manhas said the district administration asked all its officers to remain in a state of highest preparedness in view of continuous ceasefire violations by Pakistan. AP
Mother of teenage girl Neelam Devi, who lost her life in the ceasefire violation, mourned at her funeral in Pindi in Arnia district. AP
The additional deputy commissioner said that villagers have not been made to evacuate the area following the ceasefire. AP
Relatives of Neelam Devi show the spot where she was killed. Shells fired by Pakistan landed in Arnia belt and hit several villages as well. AP
After a wreath-laying ceremony to honor deceased head constable A Suresh who was killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan, Director General of Border Security Force KK Sharma asked field commanders along the India-Pakstan border to "retaliate with full force" any enemy fire, saying the Pakistani forces must be taught a lesson. PTI