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Army foils infiltration attempt backed by Pakistani troops, kills 2 terrorists

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : May 26, 2017, 3:52 pm IST
Updated : May 26, 2017, 5:59 pm IST

Pakistan's Border Action Team attempted to push in terrorists through an attack on an Indian Army patrol, but was foiled.

The operation is still underway, reports said. (Photo: File)
 The operation is still underway, reports said. (Photo: File)

Srinagar: The Indian Army on Friday said it had stopped an infiltration attempt backed by the Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

According to reports, an attack was carried out by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) to enable infiltration, but the Indian Army retaliated and killed 2 terrorists.

 

"Alert troops foiled a BAT attack on our patrol party in Uri sector today,” an Army official was quoted as saying by PTI. He added that 2 attackers were killed and that the infiltration attempt was “effectively repulsed”.

The operation is still underway, said reports.

Tags: line of control, pakistan army, pakistan bat, indian army, infiltration
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar