Recoveries From Terrorists Killed In Naugam Confirm Pakistan Connection


New Delhi: The Northern Command of the Indian Army said on Saturday that the recoveries made from terrorists killed during Naugam Operation last Thursday confirm Pakistan’s complicity in abetting terror.

Four terrorists were eliminated by the Army on the Line of Control while trying to infiltrate from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir in Naugam sector on October 6.

Pak Ordinance factory markings have been found on the hand grenades, UBGL grenades recovered from the terrorists, the Army said.

Pakistan origin markings are also seen on the medicines and eatable items recovered from the terrorists.

The Army had foiled three infiltration bids — two in Naugam sector and one in Rampur — of North Kashmir during the intervening night of October 5 and 6. In one of the encounters in the higher reaches of Naugam, 112 kms from here, the troops cornered a group of infiltrating militants and killed four of them.

Indian army had carried out surgical strikes on September 29, crossing over the LoC in Kupwara sector in the Kashmir Valley and Poonch in Jammu region and smashing launch pads meant for terrorists.