A Sub-Inspector of the Border Security Force (BSF) was martyred during a ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LOC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

The martyred BSF Sub-Inspector has been identified as Paotinsat Guite, a resident of Maphou Kuki village in Senapati district of Manipur.

The braveheart was deployed at FDL of BSF in the Rajouri sector under the Poonch district.

A media report quoted a BSF spokesperson as saying that Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Rajouri Sector on the Line of Control again, in which BSF Sub-Inspector Paotinsat Guite died.

Guite lost his life while displaying a conspicuous act of bravery by not only retaliating to the enemy fire but also by saving the lives of many of his colleagues.

Martyred SI P Guite had displayed the highest degree of dedication and devotion to duty and laid down his life in the line of duty, said a statement issued by the BSF.

According to reports, the mortal remains of the BSF Sub-Inspector will be sent to Imphal by air and then to his native place at Maphou Kuki village in Manipur’s Senapati district.

The last rites of the braveheart will be performed with full state honours in his village.

The sad news came on the day when the nation observed the 56th BSF Raising Day.

The BSF in its statement said the force stands in solidarity with his bereaved family.

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