Infiltration bid foiled, one terrorist killed along LoC in Poonch

Jammu : Indian Army early morning on Monday foiled an infiltration bid and neutralised one terrorist along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu based defence spokesman Lt Col Devender Anand here said that in the early hours, terrorist from across the Line of Control made an attempt to infiltrate in the Poonch Sector. “Alert Army troops detected the infiltration bid by effective use of the integrated surveillance grid,” he said.

On being challenged by the Army troops, there ensued a fierce firefight with the terrorists in which one terrorist was neutralised, the spokesman said. Later his body along with an AK-47 rifle recovered.

“The operation is still in progress in the area,” he added and said that the action by alert Army troops displays the resolve of the Indian Army to thwart any misadventure along the Line of Control.