Reacting to the news of surgical strike across LoC from the Indian side domestic equity markets declined by two per cent.

Director General Military Operations DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singhnbsp;on Thursdaynbsp;said that quot;the Army conducted surgical strikes last nightquot; across Line of Control LoC.

Atnbsp;12.50 pmnbsp;on Thursday the Sensex was trading 563 points down at 27730 while the Nifty was trading 189 points down at 8565.

Rupee also slumped by 33 paise and was trading at 66.79 against the US Dollar.

The domestic bourses was trading in the positive zone before the news.

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