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No firing by Pakistani troops along International Border in Jammu

An uneasy calm prevailed on Monday along the 192-km long International Border in Jammu region as there has been no firing by Pakistani troops.

“There has been no firing from Pakistan overnight till now. The borders are calm”, said Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu Zone, Rajesh Kumar.

There was no firing or mortar shelling since 8 AM along International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC).

To review the arrangements of border camps, Minister of State, PMO, Dr Jitendra Singh also visited some camps in RS Pura.

“The morale of the people and troops is very high. They are fully backing action of the Narendra Modi for giving a befitting reply to Pak”, Singh said.

The international border in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed heavy firing by Pakistani troops this month which has left eight persons dead and over 90 injured, including 13 security men.

Besides over 32,000 people have fled from their border homes leaving 113 hamlets deserted along the IB
The displaced people say they are too scared to return despite de-escalation in firing from across the border.

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