BSF sub-inspector Paotinsat Guite hails from Kangpokpi district in Manipur Credit: Twitter

Imphal: Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Wednesday offered his condolence to the bereaved family members of the Border Security Force (BSF) jawan who was killed in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Jammu and Kashmir.

As per reports, a BSF sub-inspector Paotinsat Guite, who was a resident of Maphou Kuki village in Kangpokpi district, was killed during an unprovoked firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri in J&K on Tuesday.

The incident took place on the day the force was observing its 56th Raising Day, the report said.

Taking to his Twitter, CM Biren Singh said, “Salute to the Braveheart, P Guite from Maphou Kuki village, Kangpokpi district in Manipur, who was serving as a SI in @BSF_India,” Sindh said.

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My condolences to the bereaved family and may the noble soul rest in eternal peace, he added.

Guite’s mortal remains will be brought home and receive full state honours.

“DG & all ranks of BSF salute the supreme sacrifice of SI P Guite who laid down his life while displaying conspicuous bravery, high degree of dedication & devotion to duty. Pahari Parivaar stands in solidarity with the bereaved family,” said the force on its official Twitter handle.

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