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J-K: Army foils infiltration bid along LoC

The Indian Arrmy on Monday foiled an infiltration bid by killing a separatist guerrilla on the Line of Control (LoC) at Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

chandigarh Updated: Jul 13, 2015 13:18 IST

Hindustan Times
         

The Indian Arrmy on Monday foiled an infiltration bid by killing a separatist guerrilla on the Line of Control (LoC) at Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

"One terrorist was killed by the army in Mendhar sector of the LoC in Poonch on Monday when alert troops foiled an infiltration bid from across," defence spokesman Colonel Manish Mehta said in Jammu on Monday.

"Terrorists made an infiltration bid at 3 am on Monday when troops noticed suspicious movements and challenged the intruders. A gunfight ensued during which one terrorist was killed," he said

"Firing has stopped in the area but searches are still going on," he added.

First Published: Jul 13, 2015 10:02 IST

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