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Press Trust of India
Jammu, January 08, 2003
First Published: 15:41 IST(26/10/2002)
Last Updated: 22:09 IST(8/1/2003)
Pak troops resort to heavy shelling
Pakistani troops resorted to heavy mortar shelling in
sector of Jammu and Kashmir since Friday night, official sources said on Satrurday.
Pakistani troops initially resorted to mortar shelling in
district for an hour around midnight on Friday,
which was resumed again for an hour on Saturday morning, they said.
Indian troops retaliated, the sources said adding there was no loss of life or damage on the Indian side.
The shelling by Pakistani troops was a cover for infiltrating terrorists, they said adding intelligence reports had indicated that a group of about 15 foreign mercenaries have already infiltrated into
district with an objective of targeting newly elected
There were also intermittent exchange of small arms firing between the two sides along International Border (IB) in
area of RS
sector Friday night.
Meanwhile, a farmer was seriously injured in a mine blast in
sector Friday evening, sources said.
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