Poonch: Army on Thursday claimed to have foiled a major infiltration bid by killing one militant along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector.
Defense Spokesman in a statement issued said that the alert soldiers of Army observed suspicious movement of some individuals along the Line of Control in the Poonch sector (J&K), wherein they were trying to infiltrate across the Line of Control, into the Indian side.
“The alert troops challenged the infiltrators and the militants fired on own troops . In the ensuing fire fight, One militant body has been recovered along with two AK-47 rifles, one Pistol and other war like stores,” he said.
He added that the operation continues and the search of the area is under progress—(KNO)
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