BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting
New Delhi: India’s BSF and the Pakistan Rangers have agreed to maintain peace and tranquillity along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, an official statement said on Thursday.
The meeting was held on Wednesday evening at the Octroi border outpost. The meeting came after four BSF troopers were killed in Pakistan shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Chambliyal sector.
Deputy Inspector General BSF Frontier, P.S. Dhiman led the eight-member Indian team while the six-member Pakistan Rangers was represented by Brigadier Muhammad Amjad Hussain.
“Recent incidents of ceasefire violations on the international border were discussed. The two sides agreed to maintain peace and tranquility on and maintain periodic contact to defuse tensions on the border,” BSF sources said.