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Combing operation underway in Uri sector after suspicious activity near Army camp

News Agencies | Updated on: 11 February 2019, 15:26 IST

A massive combing operation was launched by security forces in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir after an Army camp sentry noted suspicious movement and opened fire, police said Monday.

A police official said that during Sunday night, a sentry of the Army artillery unit in Rajervani, Uri fired few a rounds after observing suspicious movement.


The official said the area was sealed and search operations were going on to rule out any act of sabotage.

"So far, we have not been able to find any terrorist in the area. Since the terrain is rocky with large boulders, the sanitation exercise will take some time," the official added.

-PTI

First published: 11 February 2019, 15:26 IST
 
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