June 2001 News

Pak attempt to capture Nowshera post denied

9 June 2001
The Asian Age

Jammu: The army has denied reports that Pakistan attempted to capture an Indian post in Nowshera sector of Poonch district yesterday, saying there had been no such attack on any of the Indian posts. Media centre at the 16th Nagrota corps said today in a fax message that the news regarding the Pakistan troops" attempt was "totally devoid of truth, baseless and misleading." "There was no such attack launched by Pak troops on any Indian post yesterday in Nowshera sector as reported by the Media," said the message. Media reports had also said that an Indian soldier was killed and another injured in the exchange of fire between India and Pakistani troops after the latter made the bid the capture the post.


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