Army Foils Infiltration Bid, Kills Militant


Srinagar: A militant was killed on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Sunday as the army foiled a major infiltration bid, defence sources said.

Defence Ministry sources said that the major infiltration bid from across the LoC was foiled in Karmarha area of Poonch when alert troops challenged a group of heavily-armed militants seeking to sneak into Indian territory.

“One soldier was injured in Pakistan army shelling which had been initiated to facilitate infiltration,” said a source, adding that intermittent firing exchanges are now going on between Indian and Pakistani positions in the area,” the source said.