Day 2: Searches on in Rajouri

A day after foiling an infiltration bid, army on Thursday intensified the search operations in Jammu’s Rajouri district.      

An official said, “The group of infiltrators were trying to plant some Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and deadly mines near the LoC. It could have been a major strike by Border Action Team (BAT) but soldiers saw the group while they were infiltrating and planting IEDs.”

He said that a major search operation has been launched in the area to check what infiltrators have left behind. " Three IEDs of heavy weight, several specific mines, RPGs, detonators and several other such material has been recovered so far,” the official added. 

He said that searches are on and more recoveries are expected. “There is every posisblity about infiltrators being present on this side.”

SSP Rajouri Yougal Manhas said that search operation is on." Yes, some recoveries have also been made and army will share the same later on " the SSP added.