Poonch: Army on Thursday claimed to have foiled a major infiltration bid by killing one militant along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector.

Defense Spokesman in a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that the alert soldiers of Army observed suspicious movement of some individuals along the Line of Control in the Poonch sector (J&K), wherein they were trying to infiltrate across the Line of Control, into the Indian side.

“The alert troops challenged the infiltrators and the militants fired on own troops . In the ensuing fire fight, One militant body has been recovered along with two AK-47 rifles, one Pistol and other war like stores,” he said.

He added that the operation continues and the search of the area is under progress—(KNO)

Further update follows

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