The Indian Army today foiled an attack by Pakistani Border Action Team, comprising terrorists and soldiers, near the Line of Control in Keran Sector of Kashmir
The attackers were forced to retreat to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir without causing any damage on the Indian side, an army source said.
"A BAT action was attempted by seven to eight armed intruders (from PoK side) today at 1.00 pm in the area of Keran Sector (Kupwara). The armed intruders came near own posts," the source said.
He said the BAT intruders were supported by nearby Pakistani posts with mortar shelling and small arms firing.
"The BAT action was aimed at causing damage to our post but it was effectively thwarted and the armed intruders were forced to retreat," the source said.
"Fire assault towards enemy positions was underway," the source added.
Earlier, an army official in Srinagar said the Pakistani troops targeted Indian posts by firing light weapons in Keran sector.