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2 infiltration bids foiled by military along LoC

THE ASIAN AGE. | PAWAN BALI
Published : Aug 7, 2019, 3:19 am IST
Updated : Aug 7, 2019, 3:19 am IST

These terrorists were engaged by Indian Army at 500 metres inside Indian side of Line of Control.

Indian Army on Tuesday foiled two infiltration bids by terrorists in Uri and Machhal sectors of the Jammu and Kashmir.
 Indian Army on Tuesday foiled two infiltration bids by terrorists in Uri and Machhal sectors of the Jammu and Kashmir.

New Delhi: Indian Army on Tuesday foiled two infiltration bids by terrorists in Uri and Machhal sectors of the Jammu and Kashmir. In Machhal sector, around 02:30 am on Monday night some 5 to 6 terrorists tried to infiltrate in Lashdat Nar area in Machhal.

These terrorists were engaged by Indian Army at 500 metres inside Indian side of Line of Control. In exchange of fire one Indian soldier was injured. The soldier was evacuated and is in stable condition.

In Uri sector also, the Army engaged with 4-5 terrorists who were trying to infiltrate on Monday night. In morning army found three pistol, three AK-47 guns and 13 grenades at the site of encounter.

The Army is at a high alert on the border as it is expecting Pakistan to try to create some trouble in the LoC and international border after government removed article 370 from Kashmir. There is also threat that in coming days Pakistan will try to push terrorists in the Kashmir Valley.

Army had earlier on Saturday said that it foiled Pakistan BAT’s attempt to attack one of its forwards posts in Keran sector by killing five to seven Pakistani soldiers and militants.

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