Web Desk — India said on Tuesday it had attacked and damaged Pakistani army posts in Kashmir as it sought to prevent militants infiltrating from the Pakistani side of the disputed region.
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The Indian army said its troops had attacked positions in the Nowshera area, but it did not say when or how it had inflicted the damage. Reuters was unable to verify footage circulated on Indian television showing explosions in a hilly area.
“It is essential that the infiltrations along the Line of Control are controlled,” Indian Major General Ashok Narula told reporters, referring to the disputed border between the Pakistani and Indian sides of Kashmir, known as the LoC.
He also accused Pakistan of firing into villages on the Indian side of the frontier.
“The recent action by our troops in Nowshera sector has caused some damage to Pak army force which are supporting infiltration,” Narula said.