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Major News and Events of 15 September 2017

What Happened on 15 September 2017

BSF Jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan troops

Amidst ceasefire violation by Pakistan, a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan lost his life. Since past three days, Pakistani troops had been continuously violating ceasefire. Constable Bijender Bahadur was on duty along the fence in Arnia sector along the International Border (IB). At about 0020 hours, Pakistani troops resorted to mortar shelling and small arms fire. As per the BSF officer, “Intermittent fire continued from both sides from midnight till morning.” Jawan Bijendar Bahadur lost his life as he succumbed to his injuries on the way to hospital.

Doctor from Nalgonda, Telangana stabbed to death in the United States

American board certified psychiatrist hailing from Nalgonda, Telangana, was stabbed to death at the Holistic Psychiatric Services in Wichita, Kansas in the US. As per the reports of local police, the suspect stabbed Dr. Achuta Reddy multiple times while he had entered into a conversation with the doctor. As per media reports, Dr. Achuta Reddy had lived in the US for twenty five years. An alumni of Osmania Medical College, Dr. Reddy had practised in Wichita for over two decades. The murder of Dr. Reddy came as a rude shock for his family members and relatives.

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