Army conducts day-long searches in Uri after sentry detects suspicious movement


The army on Monday carried out a massive combing operation in Uri, close to the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, after a sentry noticed suspicious movement.

Defence sources said a sentry manning a post at army’s Artillery unit at Rajarwani area of Uri noticed suspicious movement around 1 am and resorted to speculative firing.

The army’s Quick Reaction Team (QRT) launched a massive combing and search operation immediately.

“The army did not detect any suspicious activity and no contact was established with any militant. Later, the army called off operation in the evening,” sources said. Read More

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