A guard at an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri opened fire following suspicious movement nearby, police said on Monday, confirming that there has been no counter-firing by militants and refuting media reports of a terror atatck.
"The area has been surrounded and searches are being carried out to ascertain whether there is any militant presence," Hussain added.
Earlier a police spokesman also said: "There has been no attack and no fire from the other side. Just speculative firing by a sentry seeing suspicious movement. No confirmation of any militant as of now."
During the night, the sentry of Army Artillery unit at Rajarwani detected some suspicious movement around the camp and opened the fire. Two men were later spotted in a nearby drain during a search operation.
Army and police personnel were checking out the antecedents.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)