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A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed when Pakistani troops allegedly violated the ceasefire along the border in Arnia and adjoining R S Pura sectors near Jammu early Friday morning, PTI reported.

Bajinder Bahadur, who was from Uttar Pradesh, was on duty at a forward position along the fence in Arnia sector when Pakistani mortar shells suddenly hit three BSF outposts – S M Base, Budwar and Nikkowal.

A BSF officer told PTI that Bahadur succumbed to his injuries en route to hospital.

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