BSF troops foil infiltration bid along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district

Jammu: Border Security Force (BSF) troops on Monday foiled an infiltration bid along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, police said.

Representational image. PTI

Representational image. PTI

BSF troops at a border out post observed some movement along IB in Ramgarh sector around 5 am on Monday, a senior police officer told PTI.

They fired several rounds and illumination flares, he said adding that the suspected militants were forced back and the infiltration bid was foiled.

"Troops are on alert to foil any bid," a BSF officer said.

On 23 February the BSF and Pakistan Rangers held a flag meeting along the IB in Jammu during which the border guards of the two countries expressed their commitment to maintain peace and tranquility.

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Updated Date: Feb 27, 2018 15:48:44 IST

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