Published On: Sun, Oct 22nd, 2023

Army thwarts fresh infiltration bid along LoC in Uri sector

Srinagar: The Indian Army on Sunday said it foiled an infiltration attempt from terrorists along the Line of Control in the Uri sector in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Contact was established with infiltrating terrorists & firefight ensued

In a post on X (formerly Twitter), the Army said that based on a specific input, a joint operation was launched along the LoC on Saturday.

Army said that during the operation, contact was established with infiltrating terrorists and a gunfight ensued. “During the operation arms and ammunition including 6 pistols and 4 hand grenades were recovered,” it said.

“In a Joint Operation launched by Indian Army, Jammu and Kashmir & Intelligence agencies on 21 Oct 23, an infiltration bid was foiled by alert troops along LoC in Uri sector, Baramulla. Contact was established with infiltrating terrorists & firefight ensued. 06xPistols & 04xHand Grenades recovered. Operations in progress,” Army said.

Notably, this is yet another infiltration attempt from Pakistani side that has been foiled by the Army. Yesterday, J&K DGP Dilabgh Singh had said that while terrorism is breathing its last in the Union Territory, Pakistan is trying to revive terrorism but won’t succeed.

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