Sentry opens fire after 'suspicious movement' near Uri army camp

There was no confirmation of reports that said that the camp was under attack by militants.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: Feb 11 2019 9:31AM | Updated Date: Feb 11 2019 9:31AM
Sentry opens fire after 'suspicious movement' near Uri army campRepresentational pic (GK file image/Mir Imran)

A sentry at an army camp in north Kashmir's Uri border town opened fire on Monday after noticing suspicious movement nearby, police said. 

“During night hours, sentry of Army Artillery unit at Rajarwani Uri detected some suspicious movement around the camp and opened fire. The area has been cordoned off and is being searched jointly by the police and Army," a police spokesman said. 

"Two people have been spotted in nearby Nallah who were being checked out," he added.

There was no confirmation of reports that said that the camp was under attack by militants.

“There has been no attack and no fire from other side. Just speculative fire by the sentry seeing suspicious movement. No confirmation of any militant as of now,” said the spokesman.

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