August 2002 News

India denies air attack on Pak post in PoK

23 August 2002
The Indian Express

New Delhi: India on Friday denied media reports that it had launched an air attack on a military post in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir. ''It''s normal firing which has been become an almost routine feature in certain areas on the Line of Control. No air power was used,'' an army spokesman told Reuters. The BBC had quoted Pakistani television saying India had launched an unprovoked air attack in Gultari sector in the northern part of Kashmir on Thursday night. Meanwhile, US Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage has arrived in New Delhi on his latest mission to ease tensions between the two countries.


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