Two killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Rajouri

Indian Army soldier takes position along LoC in J&K
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SRINAGAR — Two infiltrators were killed after an infiltration attempt was foiled in the Nowshera region between Monday and Tuesday night.

According to the Army officials, Army troops deployed near the LoC noticed some suspicious movement last night and opened fire. In the incident, two infiltrators were killed and their bodies are lying near the fence, while attempts are being made to recover them.

A defence ministry spokesman, Lt. Colonel Devender Anand said, “The reconnaissance of the general area of attempted infiltration site is in progress. In reconnaissance by Quadcopter, two bodies of infiltrators have been observed. Area is being scanned further.”

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The infiltration bid was foiled in the Lam area of LoC’s Nowshera sector in Rajouri district.

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