Army troops foil infiltration bid by armed terrorists across LoC
JAMMU: Army troops foiled an infiltration bid by armed
terrorists from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Pallanwala sector of Jammu
Kashmir on Friday evening.
Giving details, a Defence Ministry spokesman Lt
Colonel Manish Mehta said that a group of terrorists taking advantage of bad
weather tried to sneak into the Indian territory from Pakistan side. The
infiltrators opened fire on being challenged by alert troops.
However, in the ensuing fire fight, a jawan sustained
injuries. His condition was stable, spokesman said, adding the area was
immediately cordoned and combing operations were in progress till reports last
Meanwhile, Rashtriya Rifles along with state police
busted a terrorist hideout in Chaurangal forests of Ramban District and seized
arms and ammunition from there. The seizures included two pistols along with
magazines, two AK 47 magazines, two radio sets, one binocular and iron pellets.