No infiltration in Jammu region this year: Army

Jammu, Dec 15: Army today said that there has not been any successful attempt of cross border infiltration in Jammu region, this year but it was difficult to make estimate about the active militants operating in the state.
 “It is difficult to make estimates about the exact number of militants operating in the state as there are different figures (of various security agencies)", General Officer Commanding (GoC), 16 Corps, Lt Gen DS Hooda said here today adding, "Most of activities (of militants) in Jammu region take place in Kishtwar, Gool and some in-depth areas of Rajouri. But that is limited. They too have not done any such act of attacking security forces or civilians", the officer said.
 Speaking during an Army function, the GOC, however, said that Army has not allowed any cross-border infiltration in Jammu region this year despite an increase in the number of attempts along the Indo-Pak border as compared to the previous year, a senior official has said.
 "In Jammu region, estimates by various security agencies reveal that no militant crossed over to J&K from across Line of Control," he said.

Lastupdate on : Sun, 16 Dec 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 16 Dec 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 17 Dec 2012 00:00:00 IST

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