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Internet, phone services suspended in J&K's Uri after infiltration bid

Defence sources said reinforcements have been called in and a large area has been brought under the operation.  

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Srinagar Published on: September 20, 2021 20:56 IST
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Defense sources said reinforcements have been called in and a large area has been brought under the operation.

 

Mobile internet and phone services were suspended on Monday in the border town of Uri in J&K's Baramulla district following a counter-infiltration operation going on there for the last 24 hours.

Defense sources said reinforcements have been called in and a large area has been brought under the operation.

 "An infiltration attempt has been made and we are looking for them. "Whether they are still on this site or have gone back after they made the infiltration attempt. That issue has not to be clarified and verified on the ground. "But, we are quite alert and we will ensure that minimal infiltration takes place," the army's Srinagar-headquartered 15 Corps commander, Lt Gen. D.P. Pandey told a TV channel.

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