Army foils Pakistani BAT attack on LoC

29 September, 2017, 00:48 | Author: Marjorie Miles
  • Army foils infiltration bid by Pakistan's BAT in Keran Sector of Kupwara in J&K

The incident took place around 1 pm and Indian forces are responding to the firing started from across the Line of Control in north Kashmir.

Indian Army successfully retaliated and fired at the intruders forcing them to retreat.

Singh's comments come after the Jammu and Kashmir Police said in a report that Dar had gone to cast his vote in the parliamentary by-poll on April 9 and he was a victim of "wrongful confinement". "It is nothing but an attempt to push in as many terrorists as possible befor the winter sets in", said an official.

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Jammu and Kashmir deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh lauded the National Investigative Agency for its action against Hurriyat leaders who allegedly accepted funds from Pakistan to fuel unrest in the Valley.

On the Rohingya issue, Mr. Singh claimed a large number of Rohingyas had settled in Jammu and Samba districts "illegally" and that the State was working on shifting them out of the area as there was a potential threat of them being used by Pakistan as terrorists.

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir): The Pakistan Army on Wednesday violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Bhimber Gali sectors, along the Line of Control (LoC). A day later, six militants were gunned down by the Indian troops in the same sector. It was BAT men who had killed and decapitated two Indian jawans in May in a barbaric action.

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The injured have been identified as 55-year-old Sham Akhtar and 28-year-old Raza Ahmed.

The de facto border and also the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir have once again turned hot and active hostilities are taking place on nearly daily basis. It said three women are among the four wounded.

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