Militant killed in Rajouri

Army today said it foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district and killed a militant.
Militant killed in Rajouri
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Army today said it foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district and killed a militant.

"The troops deployed along the LoC detected the movement of terrorists along the LoC," a Defence Spokesman said. "Troops engaged the infiltrating terrorists with effective automatic fire while drawing heavy retaliatory fire," he said adding a militant was killed in the operation while the other members of the group fled towards Pakistan.

Meanwhile, a 35-year-old Pakistan national was arrested today by BSF while he was crossing into the Indian territory along the International Border in Jammu district.

BSF troops observed some movement along the International Border (IB) and challenged a person who had crossed into this side in R S Pura sector the district around 1200 hours, a BSF official said.

The official said the man was later arrested is being interrogated to know further details.

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