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Retaliatory firing destroys 16 Pak bunkers in Kashmir

Retaliatory firing destroys 16 Pak bunkers in Kashmir

Author: Press Trust of India
Publication: www.expressindia.com
Date: November 29, 2001
URL: http://www.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=5000

Jammu, November 28: Sixteen Pakistani bunkers were destroyed in retaliatory shelling and firing by Indian troops along Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector on Tuesday night, official sources said on Wednesday.

Pakistan troops, across Poonch river, resorted to heavy firing and shelling of mortars on the Indian positions along LoC, the sources said. In the retaliatory action by the Indian troops, sixteen bunkers, nine of which were high altitude bunkers fitted with heavy weaponry and mortar guns, were damaged and a large number of casualties were feared from across the border, the sources said.

Intermittent firing and shelling of mortar also took place along LoC in Kerni, Krishna Gati, Mendhar, Laam, Bhawani, Bhimbergali, Nousherah and Pallanwala area in Rajouri-Poonch sector, from across the border, the sources said. Two Gujjars were injured in Pak firing at Laam-Bhawanih areas of Rajouri and were hospitalised.
 


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