Earlier two militants were killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid
The Indian army has killed two militants as it foiled an attack by the Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) near the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday morning. The operation is still in progress.
“BAT action bid foiled by Army and JKP (Jammu and Kashmir Police). Two terrorists killed in Dulanja Uri. No casualty on our side. Possible tragedy averted,” the Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir SP Vaid wrote on twitter.
BAT action bid foiled by Army and JKP. Two terrorists killed in Dulanja Uri. No casualty on our side. Possible tragedy averted.— Shesh Paul Vaid (@spvaid) November 5, 2017
Earlier in the day, according to PTI report, the army said that two militants were killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid along the LoC in Uri sector.
“An infiltration bid was foiled in Uri sector and two terrorists have been killed,” an Army official told PTI in Srinagar.
According to reports, army officials spotted suspicious movement near the fence early in the morning. The army fired some gunshots and the militants retaliated, resulting in gunfight.
The encounter comes two days after militants attacked a police patrol party in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, injuring two policemen. One of them succumbed to his injuries in a hospital.
“Militants fired upon a naka party of police near Rajpora police station in Pulwama, resulting in injuries to two of our personnel,” Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police SP Pani told media persons.
On the same day, militants had attacked a Jammu and Kashmir police camp in Shopian district with a grenade, which exploded in the compound without causing any damage.