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Army foils infiltration bid on LoC

IANS  |  Jammu 

An infiltration bid was foiled by the on the Line of Control (LoC) in and Kashmir's district on Thursday, defence sources said.

Alert troops of the noticed suspicious movements in Balakote area of the LoC early on Thursday.

"Troops fired and the group of intruding terrorists was forced to withdraw back into the Pakistani side. A is now going on in the area," the sources added.

The on Wednesday also violated ceasefire in Nowshera sector of the LoC in district.

"At around 7 p.m. using small arms, automatics and mortars they violated ceasefire. But our positions retaliated effectively and strongly," the sources added.

No casualty or damage was reported on the Indian side.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 11:00 IST
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