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Army pushes back Pakistani intruders in J-K

IANS | New Delhi |

The Indian Army on Tuesday thwarted an attempt by Pakistan’s Border Action Team to intrude into Indian territory and attack an Army post in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

According to sources, seven-eight armed intruders came close to an Indian Army post, and were provided cover fire by a Pakistan Army post on the other side, which fired mortars and shells.

Sources said the aim of the intruders was to damage the post, but it was thwarted by the Indian Army.

There was no casualty on the Indian side and the intruders retreated.

Firing by Indian posts was still on at time of filing the report.