J&K: 3 Terrorists Killed As Army Foils Major Infiltration Bid Along LoC In Uri's Baramulla

J&K: 3 Terrorists Killed As Army Foils Major Infiltration Bid Along LoC In Uri's Baramulla

At least three terrorists were killed as the Indian Army on Thursday foiled a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir after an operation was launched based on specific intelligence from Army Intelligence agencies, officials told ABP News. According to reports, security forces killed the terrorists after they tried to sneak into this side of the LoC near near Madiyan Nanak post in the Kamalkote area of Uri sector in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

“Army and Baramulla Police #neutralised 03 #infiltrators (FTs) near Madiyan Nanak post in #Kamalkote sector of #Uri. More details to be followed,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

Terrorists were hoping to use the cover of thick undergrowth, foliage and continuous rain and low clouds to infiltrate. The contact with terrorists was established at about 8.45 am on August 25 in the forward areas Indian side of the LoC, leading to heavy exchange of fire in which the terrorists were killed. 

“On the afternoon of August 24, multiple ambushes were laid to trap the infiltrators. Intensive electronic surveillance of the suspected area led to the detection of the (infiltration) attempt at 7 am on August 25,” Srinagar-based PRO, Defence, Col Emron Musavi said.

After a detailed search of the area, three bodies of the terrorists, two AK rifles, one Chinese M-16 rifle along with other war-like stores were recovered by the security forces.

“Indian Army’s successful operation has not only led to the elimination of three Pakistani terrorists, but also has resulted in thwarting Pakistan’s nefarious design and intent to disrupt peace, prosperity and normalcy in J&K,” Col Musavi added.

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The army official also pointed out that use of new-age electronic surveillance and intelligence-based operations have helped Indian Army in thwarting Pakistan’s attempt to sponsored terror in the Valley.

(With inputs from Asif Qureshi.)