Mobiles, internet services suspended in J&K's Uri after infiltration bid by heavily armed terrorists
Srinagar/IBNS: Internet and mobile phone services in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri sector have been blocked after an infiltration bid was attempted by heavily armed terrorists along the Line of Control (LoC), media reports said.
A counter-infiltration operation by the Indian Army is underway for the last 30 hours.
A large part of the area has been cordoned off and reinforcements have been called in.
According to the army statement to the media, this is the second such infiltration attempt by the terrorists.
However, there has been no ceasefire violations or provocations from across the border this year, media reports quoted an army officer as saying.
"No ceasefire violation this year. We are prepared for any ceasefire violation. But frankly there has been no instigation from across the border," NDTV reported quoting Lt Gen DP Panday, the General Officer Commanding of the 15 Corps.
"On infiltration, there have been some attempts, unlike previous years. Tere was hardly any successful attempt. As per my knowledge, only two attempts have succeeded. One was neutralised in Bandipore. We are looking for the second one," he told the channel.