1. Pakistan armymen near LoC; heavy firing on Indian army posts in Kashmir, 5 jawans injured

Pakistan armymen near LoC; heavy firing on Indian army posts in Kashmir, 5 jawans injured

With raising tension along the International Border (IB) and the Line of Control (LoC), the Indian army are facing heavy firing and shelling along the LoC in Tungdhar, Akhnoor and Mendhar districts of North Kashmir.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: October 28, 2016 12:38 AM
surgical strikes, surgical strikes by india, narendra Modi, modi news, Nawaz sharif, Raheel sharif, Pakistan, Pakistan India, india pakistan, india pakistan latest news, india pakistan war The Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked the Border Security Force (BSF) to retaliate against the Pakistan army attack. (PTI)

With raising tension along the International Border (IB) and the Line of Control (LoC), the Indian army are facing heavy firing and shelling along the LoC in Tungdhar, Akhnoor and Mendhar districts of North Kashmir. With Pakistani rangers heavily firing shells at Indian Army posts, posts at Kupwara and Poonch are also under attack. Five security forces jawan had been injured in the attack.

Earlier in the evening, in a joint search operation, the 46 Rashtriya Rifles & Special Operation Group had today arrested two terrorists associated with the Pakistani based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad, in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir. Task forces had also recovered an AK-47, a pistol with ammunition, Under Barrel Grenade Launcher, UBGL grenades, pouches.

Security force had also foiled an infiltration bid in Tangdhar sector of the valley, hours before the arrest. Earlier in the day, Delhi police and Rajasthan police had also arrested two ISI spies from Jodhpur, among whom one is a staffer of the visa section of the Pakistan High Commission.

In another incident of terrorist activity in the valley, terrorists have hurled a grenade at a police post in Handwara district of Jammu & Kashmir. There were no causalities resulting due to the attack and search operations are being undertaken in search of the militants.

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