In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, in the wee hours today, terrorists from across the Line of Control (LoC) made an attempt to infiltrate in Poonch sector of Jammu division. AIR correspondent reports that PRO (Defence) in Jammu Lt. Colonel Davinder Anand said that the alert and vigilant Army troops detected the infiltration bid by effective use of integrated surveillance grid. On being challenged by Army troops, there ensued a fierce firefight with the terrorist in which two terrorists were neutralised.
Later, search operations were carried out in the area and dead body of one terrorists alongwith an AK-47 assault rifle was recovered from this side of the LoC. After the halt of the gunfight, the dead body of another terrorist was noticed across the Line of Control along with an AK-47 assualt rifle and ammunition pouch. Thus, two terrorists attempting to infiltrate across the Line of Control have been successfully neutralised by the Army troops.