A Sector Commander level Flag Meeting was held today between Border Security Force, BSF and Pakistan Rangers on International Border in Suchetgarh area of Jammu district.
The BSF sources told media in Jammu that the meeting was held on the request of Pakistan Rangers. The BSF delegation comprising five officers was led by P S Dhiman, DIG BSF Jammu Sector, and Brig Amjad Hussain, Sector Commander Chenab Rangers, Sialkot Punjab, Pakistan led the Pakistan delegation comprising of 10 officers including Wing Commanders.
Last meeting of Sector Commander level was held on 29th September 2017. This meeting is the first Sector Commander level meeting held on the request of Pak Rangers between the two border guarding forces since heavy shelling and firing experienced on the International Border during the last week in which BSF gave calibrated reply to Pakistan.
During this period of firing and shelling BSF foiled successfully number of infiltration attempts from Pak soil, including killing of one intruder infiltrated on 04 Jan 2018 in area of Arnia Sector.
During the meeting, BSF strongly objected on dastardly acts of snipping of two BSF Soldiers on 3rd and 17 th of this month and further resorting to unprovoked firing and shelling targeting number of Indian villages, innocent civilian and their properties.
Sources said the BSF conveyed strong protest with message that such provocating acts are unacceptable and will not be tolerated.