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Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Uri, one civilian injured in firing

Indian Army has responded to the Pakistani firing inadequate measure

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

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One civilian was injured Friday in a by along the LoC in sector of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

resorted to unprovoked firing towards Indian posts and villages in Kamalkote area of in Baramulla district on Thursday evening, the officials said.

They said the intermittent firing continued throughout the night. One civilian has been injured in the firing.

has responded to the Pakistani firing inadequate measure, the officials said.

The by the comes as tensions between India and Pakistan rose following the February 14 terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district in which 40 were killed.

Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror group claimed responsibility for the attack.

First Published: Fri, March 01 2019. 07:25 IST