Army foils infiltration bid on LoC, recovers arms
Friday - July 31, 2020 8:28 pm , Category : INDIA
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) The Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday in J&K's Kupwara district recovering arms and ammunition from withdrawing infiltrators.Colonel Rajesh Kalia, defence ministry spokesman said, "Today early morning at about 3 a.m. suspicious movement of unidentified persons was detected 600 metres on our side of the LoC at Machhal sector of Kupwara district."Infiltrating terrorists were intercepted by own troops. A firefight ensued. After first light searches were carried out."Blood trail was seen. 2 AK rifles, a sniper rifle, 8 grenades and other warlike stores were recovered. Searches are still in progress".