Cross-LoC shelling in Uri

A Defence spokesperson today said that Pakistani troops resorted to firing mortars in Uri sector of LoC in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

He said that Pakistani troops in a bid to target Indian forward positions in Hajipeer sector of Uri fired mortars on Wednesday morning. The Indian troops responded and gave a befitting reply to the Pakistani troops, he said.

“The enemy forces were given a befitting response by the  troops. The exchange of shelling continued for some time,” defence spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said.