First Indo-Pak flag meeting post ceasefire violation begins at Nikowal post
The first border security force flag meeting between India and Pakistan post the ceasefire violations has begun.
According to a television channel report, the meeting between officers of the Pakistan Rangers and the Border Security Force (BSF) is reportedly being held at the Nikowal Border Outpost in Jammu and Kashmir's R.S. Pura Sector.
The border officers talks is taking place a day after the Directors General of Military Operations (DGMOs) had talked over the hotline on ways to de-escalate tensions along the Line of Control and the International Border.
The Directors General of Military Operations (DGMO) of India and Pakistan had concluded their talks on a positive note.
Both the sides had then agreed to hold regular flag meetings to diffuse the tense situation along the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border.
Pakistani troops had fired on 40 border outposts (BoPs) and 24 villages along the International Border in Jammu and Samba districts, leaving three people injured.
According to reports, there have been 33 ceasefire violations since July 16.
(Posted on 27-08-2014)