Two infiltration bids foiled along LoC
“Even as counter-infiltration operations continue in Uri and Nowgam sectors, two more infiltration bids have been successfully foiled by the army at two different places in Nowgam sector,” an Army spokesman said.
The spokesman said the Army has enhanced its vigil in view of the increased infiltration attempts along the Line of Control (LoC).
"The Army has enhanced its vigil in view of the increased Pakistan-abetted infiltration attempts along the LoC on the intervening night of September 21-22 September. Two separate groups were trying to sneak in when they were intercepted and forced to flee back."
Militant killed in Bandipora
The Army said it has killed a militant in an operation in north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Thursday. A group of militants are believed to be holed up in <g data-gr-id="27">Aragam</g> village of Bandipora.
The area was encircled by troops of the CRPF, the police and the Army. The operation was based on a tip-off. The militants opened fire when the security forces zeroed in on the village.
Thursday's encounter is the fourth such encounter between hiding militants and security the forces in the past three days.
Two operations were on in Kupwara's Nowgam Sector and Baramulla's Lachipora area, where two infiltrations were foiled by the Army.