Heavy firing on Line of Control

internaional news

Srinagar (Agency),
Feb 27. Heavy firing started on the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday
between Indian and Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri sector, defence
sources said.

Defence
sources confirmed firing

Both sides
were using mortars and small arms to target each other in Kamalkote area since
earlier in the day, the defence sources confirmed, adding that the exchanges
were continuing.

People
living close to the LoC are scared following heightened tension between the two
neighbours.

Heavy
firing exchanges at 40 places on the LoC

Heavy firing
exchanges were also continuing intermittently at 40 places on the LoC,
including Poonch, Rajouri and Jammu districts since Tuesday night, hours after
Indian Air Force fighter jets dropped a 1,000 kg bomb on a specific terror
training pad of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in a “non-military,
pre-emptive” action.

The move
came 12 days after 40 Central Reserve Police Force troopers were killed by a
JeM operative in the worst terror strike in Jammu and Kashmir since militancy
hit the state in 1989.

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