J-K: Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Baramulla (File Photo)
New Delhi :
Averting major threat in Valley, the Indian Army has foiled an infiltration bid by militants along the Line of Control in Baramulla district of Kashmir on Wednesday.
An official informed that there were no casualties in the incident and the militants were forced to retreat to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
“Army troops opened fire on a group of terrorists attempting to sneak into our territory yesterday night and forced them back across the Line of Control in Rampur sector of Baramulla district,” the official said.
The Army has launched a combing operation in the area to ensure that none of the militants managed to get in.
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First Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 12:28 PM
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