Armies of India, Pak exchange fire along LoC in Uri, several structures damaged

SRINAGAR: The armies of India and Pakistan on Sunday exchanged fire along the Line of Control in Hajipeer sector of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

A residential house damaged in cross LoC shelling at Uri on Sunday, June 7, 2020. KL Image: Special Arrangement

An official said that the Pakistan army opened by small arms along LoC in Hajipeer sector in  Uri town of Baramulla district.

“The soldiers manning the fence also responded the fire strongly,” he said.

According to locals some bullets from across the LoC hit the police station as well as the mini secretariat building housing several government offices and residential houses. Besides, R&B building located in the main town was also hit with bullets, prompting local administration to vacate the area.

“Bullets hit the roof of the police station, damaging a water tank. With the result water entered inside the police station,” they said.

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