BSF, Army foil infiltration bids in Samba, Jammu

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The alert troops of Border Security Force (BSF) and Army successfully foiled two attempts of infiltration in Samba and Jammu belts of the region.

The BSF spokesman on Thursday said that a major smuggling bid was foiled in Samba area while one Pak intruder was shot and injured and haul of narcotics was also recovered.

“During the early hours on Thursday, alert BSF troops foiled a smuggling bid through International border in Samba area and a Pakistani intruder was shot while troops recovered about eight packets of Narcotics (Heroin),” said the spokesman

He said that BSF troops noticed a suspicious movement of one person near IB from Pakistan side carrying one bag, adding, “alert BSF troops immediately fired on the intruder and injured him.”

“On search of the area eight packets of narcotics, likely to be Heroin were recovered while injured smuggler managed to crawl back to Pak side but his blood stains were found,” he added.

Meanwhile in another incident, defence sources said that Army troops foiled an infiltration bid in Pallanwala area of Akhnoor sector in Jammu.

“Infiltration bid was successfully foiled by the Indian Army at LOC in Pallanwala in Akhnoor sector on the Aug 23-24 night,” he said.

This was the third infiltration attempt in the last 72 hours at the Line of Control as previously, two intruders were killed and one Pakistan terrorist was captured alive by the Army in Lam sector of Naushera in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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