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BSF foiled infiltration bid along Rajouri

Jammu and Kashmir Bank



JAMMU, Feb 21: The BSF foiled an infiltration bid along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir early today, gunning down a militant even as a huge amount of ammunition was seized.

Reports said the incident occurred around midnight when the Border Security Force (BSF) troops deployed along the Line of Control fence in Keri sector of Rajouri detected some suspicious movement.

A heavy exchange of fire and grenades by the militants ensued for about 30 minutes and the guns then went silent from the other side, the BSF said.

A search was conducted early morning during which the BSF party recovered the body of the militant along with an AK-56 rifle, 16 loaded magazines, 267 live rounds, 89 other rounds of AK-series and a monocular night vision device from the Pakistan side. Three wire cutters, used to breach the wire fence, a radio set, 2 improvised explosive devices, knife, 48 pencil cells, four walking sticks, five pairs of hand gloves, liquid for triggering fire, jackets, bed sheet, dry fruits and juice was also recovered, they said adding the seized items indicate that the terrorists were ready for a long haul had they succeeded in breaching the fence.


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