No exchange of sweets at Wagah-Attari border on Eid due to simmering tensions

AMRITSAR: According to Indian times, there will not be any exchange of sweets at Wagah-Attari border on the occasion of Eid, on Saturday, between the Border Security Force (BSF) troops and the Pakistani Rangers, as per sources.

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This came in the light of simmering tension between India and Pakistan after the ceasefire violations in the Jammu region.

According to the sources, Pakistani rangers showed interest in going ahead with the ritual, but BSF was in a denial mode.
Tension gripped the border areas after an incident in Samba region, where four BSF personnel were allegedly killed by Pakistani forces.

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