Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in J&K's Uri; gunbattle with terrorists on in Bandipora

Pakistani troops on Thursday violated ceasefire in the Uri sector of J&K, prompting a quick response from the Army.

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in J&K's Uri; gunbattle with terrorists on in Bandipora

Srinagar: Pakistani troops on Thursday fired at the Indian border posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting a quick response from the Army.

According to an Army official, ''The Pakistani troops opened unprovoked firing at the Indian posts in the Hajipeer area of the Uri sector in Baramulla district this morning triggering an equal response from the Army.''

''The Indian soldiers are retaliating the aggression from across the LoC effectively and in equal measure,'' he added.

So far, no casualties have been reported in the incident.

Meanwhile, a fierce gunfight erupted between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district this morning.

''As soon as the security forces cordoned off Paribal village in Hajin area following information about the presence of the terrorists, they were fired at, triggering the fighting,''  a J&K Police official said.

"The gunfight is still on," the police added.

(With Agency Inputs)

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