India, Pak armies’ trade fire in north Kashmir’s Karnah sector

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Baramulla: India and Pakistan armies on Sunday exchanged heavy gunfire along line of control (LoC) in Karnah sector of frontier Kupwara district.

Around 10:30 pm on Sunday, Pakistan army violated ceasefire by opening fire upon several army posts along the LoC in Karnah sector, an army official told Kashmir Reader.

The exchange of gunfire between the two estranged armies, the official said continued till the wee hours today.

“However, no one was injured in the exchange of fire on our side,” he added.

SSP Kupwara A S Dinker confirmed to Kashmir Reader today that the two armies traded heavy gunfire throughout the night.

“Since 5:00 am today, there has been a lull in firing from both sides,” he said.

Meanwhile, locals told Kashmir Reader that uneasy calm prevailed in Sadhpora, Amrohi, Hajitra and other villages of Karnah due to overnight exchange of gunfire.