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IndiaPakistani crowd throws rocks at Indian side during Beating Retreat at Wagah

Pakistani crowd throws rocks at Indian side during Beating Retreat at Wagah

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A furious BSF has asked for a flag meeting with their Pakistan counterparts over the issue. Sources in the BSF said there has been no response from the Pakistani Rangers yet.

A Pakistani crowd threw rocks towards the Indian side at 's famous Attari-Wagah border while the Beating Retreat ceremony was on, news agency ANI reported today.

A furious BSF has asked for a flag meeting with their Pakistan counterparts over the issue. Sources in the BSF said there has been no response from the Pakistani Rangers yet.

The incident underlines the heightened tension between and Pakistan in the wake of India's surgical strike across the Line of Control in and Kashmir, in which 50 terrorists were gunned down and eight terror camps destroyed by the Indian Army on Thursday.

India had conducted the surgical strike to avenge the killing of 19 Indian soldiers by Pakistan-based terrorists when they stormed into an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri area close to the LoC.

India had cancelled the Beating Retreat ceremony, a daily ritual that is witnessed by tourists on both sides of the border, on Thursday. The event is rarely cancelled.

India is on high alert following intelligence reports that Pakistani terrorists may launch an attack while the festive season is on. People living within 10 kms of the border with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab have been asked to shift to safer places.

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