<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>After days of intense shelling, the Border Security Force (BSF) and Rangers agreed to uphold the ceasefire at the International Border (IB).The decision was taken at a Sector Commander Level Flag Meeting between BSF and Pakistan Rangers on the International Border in Suchetgarh areaon Friday.The request for meeting was reportedly put forth by the Pakistan Rangers.The 17-member BSF delegation was led by Deputy Inspector General, Jammu Sector, PS Dhiman, while Brigadier Amjad Hussain, Sector Commander Chenab Rangers, led the 14-member Pakistan delegation. The meeting comes at a time when hundreds of families living along the International border (IB) have abandoned their homes and shifted to safer places after the Rangers intensified their shelling on Indian forward posts and civilians areas in the Jammu division.A BSF spokesman said Pakistan Rangers assured they will take the required measures to maintain peace at the border. “It was decided to re-energise instant communication between field commanders, whenever required, to resolve the petty matters”, he said. This is the first Sector Commander level meeting on request of Pakistan Rangers between two border guarding forces since heavy shelling and firing experienced on the International Border in September 2017.
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