After newswire PTI reported that the Indian Army had carried out strikes in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir(PoK), it was dismissed by the government.
The government sources said the PTI story was based on analysis of the Ceasefire Violations (CFV) that took place on November 13. It clarified that no firing had taken place today.
Lt General Paramjit Singh told ANI that reports of Indian Army’s action in PoK across the Line of Control are “fake”. The reports come as Indian troops today gunned down at least four Pakistani terrorists in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir.
There has been no firing across the LOC today, clarifies Indian Army pic.twitter.com/isiS5ayIxe
— ANI (@ANI) November 19, 2020
The security forces recovered a large number of AK-series rifles and ammunition from the dead terrorists.
Pakistan soldiers have been targeting Indian positions along the LoC through heavy firing since last week.
The Indian Army had attacked a large number of Pakistan Army bunkers, fuel dumps and launch pads, killing at least seven to eight Pakistan Army soldiers, reports said last week.
At least two civilians were killed in Kamalkote sector in Uri in Baramulla district and a woman was reportedly killed in Balkote area in Haji Peer sector of Uri during the firing by Pakistan forces.
Reports of action in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir across the LoC are fake, says Indian Army
Indian Army Director General of Military Operations Lt Gen Paramjit Singh on Thursday issued a clarification stating that reports of Indian Army’s action across the Line of Control (LoC) were “fake.” According to several journalists, the operation being referred to took place on November 13.
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Reports of Indian Army’s action in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) across the Line of Control are fake: Indian Army Director General of Military Operations Lt Gen Paramjit Singh
There has been no firing across the LOC today, clarifies Indian Army
Aditya Raj Kaul
Spoke to senior Indian Army officials. They have denied
report on so called air strike inside PoK. ‘The PTI story is based on analysis of the Ceasefire Violations (CFV) that took place on 13th November. It is clarified that there has been NO firing or CFV in LoC today.’
Indian army clarifies that there has been no incident of firing t’day. The operation being referred to took place on 13th Nov when India responded to Pak ceasefire violations along LoC by destroying Pak Army’s ammunition dumps and terror launch pads