Pak troops violates ceasefire at LoC in Kupwara

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Srinagar, Oct 31: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by resorted to unprovoked firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector and Karnah sector in frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara.
Official sources said, Pakistani troops violated 2003 ceasefire and resorted to firing with automatic weapons, targeting forward posts and villages on this side of the LoC in Tangdhar sector on Wednesday morning.
Indian troops also retaliated and the exchange of fire continued for about 20 minutes. However, there was no report of any casualty from this side of the LoC.
They said Pakistani troops also resorted to unprovoked firing in Karnah sector on Tuesday evening. “The firing was effectively retaliated,” they added. Sources said, Pakistani troops are resorting to firing to help militants to sneak into this side.
However, they said troops are on high alert to foil any infiltration bid from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), where dozens of trained militants are waiting in launch pads to sneak into this side.
“Pakistan is trying to push militants into this side before the passes close due to snowfall in the winter,” they added.

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