A senior BSF officer was killed in a blast under mysterious circumstances in one of the border outposts in Samba sector of Jammu frontier while four others received critical injuries, on Monday. The injured were immediately rushed to the military hospital in Jammu. BSF spokesman in Jammu confirmed, “one BSF officer was killed in a blast at a BoP in Samba sector on Monday”. The deceased officer was identified as Assistance Commandant Jabbar Singh.

Two inspectors and two sub-inspectors received critical injuries in the blast.  Unconfirmed reports claimed,  during grenade practice inside BoP  one Assistant Commander, Jabbar Singh, was killed while four others were injured.