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Army denies Hindu report: says, grandmother crossing LoC into PoK incident was 16 months old

New Delhi, Jan 10: The Indian Army today denied a report published in The Hindu saying that the recent clashes between Indian and Pakistani soldiers originated after a 70-year-old grandmother crossed over to Pak Occupied

India TV News Desk Updated on: January 10, 2013 21:18 IST
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army denies hindu report says grandmother crossing loc into pok incident was 16 months old

New Delhi, Jan 10: The Indian Army today denied a report published in The Hindu saying that the recent clashes between Indian and Pakistani soldiers originated after a 70-year-old grandmother crossed over to Pak Occupied Kashmir to stay with her sons after which the army  began to set up observation posts close to the Line of Control.




An army press release said, 70-year-old Reshma Bi had crossed the LoC on September 26, 2011, an incident which was 16 months old and was not linked to the recent ceasefire violation incidents.

The press release also denied that Pakistani troops had demanded halt to construction work on the Indian side in Uri by using a public address system. 
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