Pakistani troops violate ceasefire along the Line of Control in Uri

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"The army foiled an infiltration bid in the Nowgam sector along the LOC in north Kashmir". "The infiltration a year ago was nearly half as compared to 2014 when the figure was 65".

Asked whether India was considering strike against terrorist camps based in Pakistan, he said no such strategic actions are taken after making announcements.

The Army man gave challange to the Pakistani terrorists about what will the consequencs they will have to suffer if they did not stop what they are doing right now. The militants quickly retreated to the Pakistani side.

Bangladesh has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the Indian army base at Uri in Kashmir that killed 17 soldiers and injured many others.

Meanwhile, Pakistani Rangers have violated the 2003 ceasefire agreement along the global boundary and the LoC - the de facto border that divides Jammu and Kashmir between the two neighbours.

New Delhi will use External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's address to the UNGA next week to dismiss the accusations against Indian Army, paramilitary forces and police in Jammu and Kashmir.

"It was a major infiltration bid", an army source told IANS here.

India blamed Pakistan for Sunday's assault on army brigade headquarters in Uri in which four commando-style gunmen killed 18 Indian soldiers, sharply raising tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours. The soldier, said army sources, was identified as havaldar Madan Lal.

He said the firing from across the Line of Control took place between 1.10 pm and 1.30 pm.

This is the third ceasefire violation along the LoC in the past three weeks.

Pakistani Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria reiterated that no shot had been fired by Pakistan, after Indian television channels said troops of both countries had exchanged fire. The Indian troops had retaliated by opening fire with comparable weapons but there were no casualties or damage caused to either side.

The firing violates the 2003 ceasefire agreement between India and Pakistan along the worldwide boundary and the LoC - the de facto border that divides Jammu and Kashmir between the two neighbours.

Meanwhile, Rajnath Singh chaired a high level security review meeting on 20 September to review the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.