Infiltration bid foiled along LoC near Uri; 3 militants killed
Srinagar: Three militants were killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of north Kashmir Baramulla district on Thursday
In a statement issued to Kashmir News Apex- (KNA) the police said specific intelligence from Army Intelligence agencies. Consequently, on 24th Aug afternoon multiple ambushes were laid to trap the infiltrators. Intensive electronic surveillance of the suspected area led to detection of the attempt at 0700h on 25th Aug. Terrorists were hoping to use the cover of thick undergrowth, foliage and continuous rain and low clouds to infiltrate. The contact with terrorists was established at about 08.45 AM on 25 Aug 22 in the forward areas Indian side of the LoC, leading to heavy exchange of fire in which the militants were killed. Detailed search of the area was concluded at 2 PM.
The search of the area yielded dead bodies of three militants, two AK rifles, one Chinese M-16 rifle along with other war like stores. Indian Army’s successful operation has not only led to elimination of three Pakistani militants, but also has resulted in thwarting
Pakistan’s nefarious design and intent to disrupt peace, prosperity and normalcy in
J&K. Use of electronic surveillance and intelligence-based operations continue to be mainstay of IA ops against Pakistan sponsored militant in J&K. (KNA)