Srinagar, Sep 22: Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara districton Saturday morning during which a brief exchange of gunfight took place.
A police officer told GNS that army’s 20 JAT challenged the movement of a group of militants near Eagle Post along the LoC.
After being challenged, the infiltrators opened fire on the forces triggering off a brief exchange of gunfight, he said.
An army spokesman based in Kupwara said that alert troops manning the fence foiled the infiltration bid today in the morning. (GNS)
Amid the ongoing operation, the police officer said that so far there is no immediate report of any casualty on either side. (GNS)