Indo-Pak armies trade fire
SHABIR IBN YUSUF
Srinagar, Nov 6: Army on Tuesday said that Pakistan troopers violated ceasefire near Line of Control (LoC) at Churunda in north Kashmir’s Uri sector.
Talking to Greater Kashmir General Officer Commanding (GOC) of Baramulla based 19 Infantry Division, Major General Bipin Rawat said, “Yes they opened fire on our posts and we retaliated.” “Pakistan army from last some weeks is opening fire daily on Indian Army posts.”
General Rawat said that they lodged a protest with Pakistan Army. “They (Pakistan Army) are not responding,” he said added that Army is concerned about the security of civilians. “The area where Pakistan Army is opening fire is having civilian population and we are concerned about them,” he said adding that India Army is showing maximum restrain in retaliation.
Pertinently, last month, three civilians, including a 14-year-old boy, were killed after firing by Pakistani soldiers at Churunda village in Uri sector. However, Pakistan had refuted the charges of opening fire that resulted into the killings of three civilians.
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