The Border Security Force on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid by suspected militants along Indo-Pak border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.
A group of suspected militants were seen moving near the International Border (IB) in Ballard border out post (BoP) area in Ramgarh sub-sector, 50 kms from here, around 1.30 am, police said.
As the BSF patrol party picked up the movement, they started firing at them, police said, adding the BSP fired in retaliation.
However, suspected militants managed to escape.
The troops of 59 BSF battalion have launched a search operation to track them, they said.