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Infiltration bid foiled, 2 terrorists neutralised in Poonch, AK-47 recovered

Monday, 30 August 2021 (12:27 IST)
Jammu: The security forces on Monday neutralised two terrorists and foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Army sources said that in continuation of operation launched in Poonch, searches were carried out near the Line of Control. "During searches, it was revealed the presence of body of another terrorist with AK-47 across the LoC," they said.

They further added that two terrorists have been successfully neutralised by the Indian Army.

Earlier on Monday, the security forces foiled an infiltration bid and neutralised one terrorist along the Line of Control in Poonch district.

Jammu based defence spokesman Lt Col Devender Anand had said that in the early hours, terrorist from across the Line of Control made an attempt to infiltrate in Poonch Sector. "Alert Army troops detected the infiltration bid by effective use of the integrated surveillance grid," he said.

On being challenged by Army troops, the spokesman said that there ensued a fierce firefight with the terrorist in which one terrorist was neutralised and his body along with an AK-47 rifle has been recovered.

Despite February 25 ceasefire agreement between India and Pakistan, ceasefire violations, infiltration attempts and drone spitting activities was reported along the Line of Control and the international border. (UNI)

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