Army foils major infiltration bid in Naushera Sector, terrorist killed

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Alert troops of Indian Army have successfully foiled a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control in the Naushera Sector over two nights in a deliberate and massive operation in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu based defence spokesman on Tuesday said that on July 10 at midnight alert ambushes of Indian Army deployed along the Line of Control, in the Naushera observed suspicious movement

of a group of terrorists moving suspiciously from across the Line of Control towards own side.

“Own alert troops kept the movement of the infiltrators under constant observation, and when they were nearly 300 meters inside own side of Line of Control they were challenged and a firefight ensued,” said the spokesman.

He added that a heavy and accurate fire was brought down on the terrorists, one terrorist was seen falling to the side, while two others who were injured, were seen taking cover into the jungle.

“The area of operation being broken ground, having thick jungle and foliage, with inclement weather, the terrorists hid themselves in the jungle. Additional troops were moved in, and the area was cordoned,” he added.

The spokesman said that in a deliberate and massive search operation lasting over two days and two nights, in an area which is heavily mined, in inclement weather conditions, body of one terrorist who was neutralized, has been recovered with weapon and war like stores.

He said that during further search operations into the jungle blood trail, with drag marks on ground were observed leading towards the line of control. Possibly, other injured, terrorists taking advantage of the forest foliage managed to move back across the Line of Control.

Major war like stores recovered, include one AK 47 Rifle, three AK Magazines with 175 Rounds, one 9 mm Pistol, two Magazines with 15 Rounds, Four Hand Grenades, communication equipment, large quantity of eatables and clothing for sustenance.

“By their quick action, alert Indian Army troops deployed in the Naushera Sector have eliminated a major infiltration bid, which was aimed to disturb the peace in RajouriDistrict. The India Army continues to remain alert on the Line of Control and is fully prepared to thwart such attempts in the future too,” he added.

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