Army on alert along LoC in J&K

Friday, Jun 12, 2015,18:03 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Jammu | Post Myanmar Operation, the neighbouring Pakistan may increase activities along the Line of Control in this mountainous state of Jammu and Kashmir to disrupt peace in the coming days.
Though General Officer Commanding 15 Corps, Lt General Subrata Saha had recently said the surgical strike carried out by the Indian Army inside Myanmar following an insurgent attack in Manipur cannot be linked to the situation along LoC in Kashmir where similar hot pursuit of militants was not possible, but Pakistan according to the sources, may carry out anti-India activities along the borders in the coming days.
Not only the Pakistani Army but the anti-national elements (militants) and the Pak based ISI could try to take advantage of engagement of Indian Army along Myanmar on the North East front and create disturbances along the LoC surely, defence sources here said.
They said , spurt in ceasefire violations, attempts of infiltration and combat operations cannot be ruled out along the LoC from across the border.
Sources further said with militants in the North-East reportedly entering into the Indian Territory to carry out more terror attacks to take revenge, simultaneously Pakistan can also conduct attacks akin ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir on the LoC.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh yesterday held a meeting with top Defence and Intelligence officials and discussed the future course of action following the surgical strike in Myanmar.
The government has issued alert for defence forces after intelligence inputs regarding more terror strikes in the northeast.
Yesterdays unprovoked ceasefire violation in the Poonch district wherein Indian Army equally responded, is an example for Pakistan which has fallen in the habit of continuous provocations, sources added.
For last couple of days, the militant related movement is on rise along the LoC and efforts have been made by Pakistan to push group of trained militants inside the Indian Territory especially in North Kashmir district of Kupwara, sources said.