Sunday, June 20, 2021

Security forces foil narco smuggling and infiltration bid along LoC in Kupwara district of J&K

In Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Army, Border Security Force along with the Police have foiled a narco smuggling and infiltration attempt in forward areas of Tangdhar Sector in Kupwara district and recovered 10 Kilograms of narcotics.  It is estimated to be priced about 50 crore rupees.

The Defence Spokesperson said, smugglers were spotted carrying the narcotics along the Line of Control on Tuesday night and challenged the smugglers probably accompanied by Pak based terrorists.

The Spokesperson said, a brief exchange of fire consequently took place in which one JCO of Indian Army sustained minor injuries.   After detailed search in the morning led to recovery of the narcotics haul. However, the infiltrators managed to escape.

The police are carrying out investigations to identify and arrest the network involved in the smuggling and infiltration attempt. Defence sources said, this is the second consecutive busting of ‘Narco Terror module’ in the past one week.

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