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Aug 18, 2013 at 03:05pm IST

Video shows Pakistan using ceasefire violation to push in terrorists

Srinagar: As Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, CNN-IBN has accessed a video evidence showing Pakistan pushing in terrorists into Indian territory after opening fire. The visuals obtained from thermal images and night vision devices showed an infiltration bid in Poonch sector on August 16.

The Army said Pakistani troops regularly give covering fire for such terrorists. The infiltration bid was foiled by the Army troops as they fired back on the terrorists.

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The video evidence came at a time when there have been repeated ceasefire violations and Pakistani troops fired several rounds of mortar in Poonch district late Saturday night. The Indian troops retaliated which resulted in a nearly three-hour exchange of gunfire.

The Army also said that it has inputs about Pakistan trying to engineer more Border Action Team attacks along the border. The Border Action Team, comprising Pakistani special forces personnel and terrorists, has been blamed for the beheading of a soldier in January and the killing of its five soldiers along the LoC in Poonch.

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The Army said it is aware of Pakistan's game plan but will not let them enter the territory. On Thursday, the Army had claimed that it has killed 28 terrorists since June 24 in Jammu and Kashmir of which 18 were killed along the LoC.

The Army also foiled another infiltration attempt in Keran sector of Kupwara in the early hours of Sunday. A group of terrorists tried to sneak in but the Army opened fired on them. The firing continued for some time and the operation is still on.

There have been continuous ceasefire violation from Pakistani side even after their Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif offered friendship and appealed to India to talk on all issues with a clean heart.

The Prime Minister had in his Independence Day speech had warned Pakistan to adhere to border regulations for talks to continue.