Mumbai: Key Indian equity market indices opened in the red on Friday after the Indian Army disclosed that it had carried out surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, inflicting “significant casualties”.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) was trading 19.71 points or 0.07% lower during the early session.

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The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 7.10 points or 0.08% lower at 8,584.15 points.

The BSE Sensex, which opened at 27,807.82 points, was trading at 27,807.82 points (at 9.16 a.m.) in the early session, lower 19.71 points or 0.07% from the previous day’s close at 27,827.53 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 27,807.82 points and a low of 27,807.82 points in the trade so far.

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