Indian Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Kashmir’s Poonch district
Soldiers deployed along the LoC in Poonch detected suspicious movement and engaged the “Pakistan-backed terrorists”.india Updated: Jun 14, 2017 09:21 IST
The army on Monday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.
Soldiers deployed along the LoC in Poonch detected suspicious movement around 0330 hours and engaged the “Pakistan-backed terrorists”, a defence spokesperson said.
As the Indian troops fired on them, the terrorists returned fire and ran back across the LoC, he said.
An intense combing operation was conducted which resulted in recovery eight rucksacks (one combat jacket each), one Underbarrel Grenade Launchers (UBGL), one binocular, one radio set with antenna, 7 shawls medicines, 7 ready-to-eat meals, a mobile phone, cells, personal clothing and eatables, the spokesperson said.
First Published: Jun 12, 2017 23:29 IST