SIALKOT

Pakistan Rangers (Punjab) Director General Maj-Gen Umar Farooq Burki, visited the Indian shelling-hit villages in Bajwat Sector along the Working Boundary.

He condoled the killing of three persons with their families.

The three persons were martyred and 22 others injured seriously in the shelling of Indian Border Security Forces (BSF). In addition, 21 cattle head were killed and 67 others injured in Bajwat Sector on August 4.

He visited the Combine Military Hospital (CMH) Sialkot and inquired after the health of the victims. He also met with the troops deployed at Sialkot Working Boundary. Earlier, he attended a comprehensive briefing by the senior officers.

Talking to the troops along the Sialkot Working Boundary, he appreciated their skills and high moral. He said the valiant Jawans of Punjab Rangers are performing their duty in different parts of the country in maintenance of permanent peace along with other law enforcement agencies. He said that Rangers had a rich history of bravery and professionalism. He added that they are a symbol of national pride and their resilience and resolve against the odds is commendable. He also appreciated their state of operational preparedness and high morale and spent the night with them at forward locations. The director general said that Punjab Rangers will leave no stone unturned for the fulfilment of its responsibility.