Indian Army foils infiltration bid across LoC in Kashmir's Baramulla

WION
Srinagar Published: May 10, 2017, 09.47 AM(IST)

Ceasefire violations by Pakistan across the LoC have spiked in the past one year. (Representative image). Photograph:( Reuters )

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There were no casualties in the incident and the militants were forced to retreat to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir ||The Army has launched a combing operation in the area to ensure that none of the militants managed to get in

The Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid by militants across the Line of Control in Kashmir's Baramulla district, forcing them to retreat to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

There were no casualties in the incident which took place last night, an official said today (May 10). 

"Army troops opened fire on a group of terrorists attempting to sneak into our territory yesterday night and forced them back across the Line of Control in Rampur sector of Baramulla district," the official said.

The Army has launched a combing operation in the area to ensure that none of the militants managed to get in.

(WION with inputs from PTI)

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