Indian Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, search operation underway

Jammu: An infiltration bid was foiled by the army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Thursday, defence sources said.

Alert troops of the army noticed suspicious movements in Balakote area of the LoC early on Thursday.

"Troops fired and the group of intruding terrorists was forced to withdraw back into the Pakistani side. A search operation is now going on in the area," the sources added.

The Pakistani Army on Wednesday also violated ceasefire in Nowshera sector of the LoC in Rajouri district.

"At around 7 pm using small arms, automatics and mortars they violated ceasefire. But our positions retaliated effectively and strongly," the sources added.

No casualty or damage was reported on the Indian side.


Updated Date: Feb 15, 2018 15:11 PM

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