Army on Sunday claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid by killing a militant in Machil sector in North Kashmir. Meanwhile, police claimed to have busted a LeT module in Srinagar.
Army sources said that troops noticed some suspicious movement in the Machil area after which the alert troops maintained a heightened vigil and started monitoring in the area.
“Forces noticed suspicious movement along the LoC and immediately challenged the intruders. In the ensuing firefight, one militant was killed,” a senior officer said.
“An infiltration bid was foiled in Machil sector today. One terrorist has been killed,” a defence spokesman in Srinagar said.
Meanwhile, six Lashkar-e-Toiba activists were arrested by Srinagar police in Srinagar city last evening.
A police official said that acting on a specific information, Srinagar police laid a naka at Tangpora bypass on Saturday evening.
During the searches, six LeT workers have been arrested along with an AK-47 and other war like stores, he said, adding that two vehicles have also been seized.
The official termed the arrest of the six LeT activists as a major success as the members were scheduled to meet their counterparts in north Kashmir as part of arms deal.
Meanwhile, police have registered a case and started further investigations into it.