Army claims infiltration bid foiled, intruder killed along LoC in Rajouri

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Jammu: Army on Wednesday claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir by killing an intruder

A suspicious movement was picked up along the LoC in Rajouri Sector in the early hours, an army officer said.

“One intruder was spotted and was challenged. The intruder opened fire on troops closing in and the Army retaliated effectively,” the officer said.

In the exchange of fire, the intruder was killed and his body handed over to local police, he said.

Further details are awaited.