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J&K: Infiltration bid foiled by security forces in Machil sector; 5 terrorists killed, 5 weapons recovered; Ops on

Indian security forces foiled a major infiltration bid in Jammu and Kashmir's Machil sector on Monday. The forces have reportedly shot five terrorists down and have recovered five weapons.


By   |  Updated On : August 07, 2017 08:03 PM
J&K: Infiltration bid foiled by security forces in Machil sector; 5 terrorists killed, weapons recovered (Representative Image)

J&K: Infiltration bid foiled by security forces in Machil sector; 5 terrorists killed, weapons recovered (Representative Image)

New Delhi :  

Indian security forces foiled a major infiltration bid in Jammu and Kashmir's Machil sector on Monday. The forces have reportedly shot five terrorists down and have recovered five weapons. 

Operations are still on. More details awaited. 

In the morning, Indian Army gunned down one terrorist in an encounter in Samboora area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. The Pakistani terrorist was identified as Umer of Abu Ismail group.

The encounter began between security forces and militants at 10:30 pm on late Sunday night.  
Jammu and Kashmir DGP SP Vaid informed that one Pak LeT terrorist was killed in the encounter while 1-2 terrorists managed to escape from the spot. One terrorist got injured, he said. 

Vaid said it is the strong resolve of security forces to rid Kashmir from menace of terrorism. 

On the other hand, the Pakistani Army violated the ceasefire by firing at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

Pakistani forces violated the ceasefire in the Baba Khori belt of Naushera sector, Deputy Commissioner of Rajouri Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said.

According to reports, the Pakistani troupes resorted to shelling and firing in forward areas. Pakistan violated the ceasefire by firing at Indian posts along the LoC in the Kalsia belt of Rajouri district on July 31.

First Published: Monday, August 07, 2017 07:57 PM
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