Army foils infiltration bid on LoC, recovers arms

India-Pakistan border.

Srinagar, (Asian independent)┬áThe Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday in J&K’s Kupwara district recovering arms and ammunition from withdrawing infiltrators.

Colonel Rajesh Kalia, defence ministry spokesman said, “Today early morning at about 3 a.m. suspicious movement of unidentified persons was detected 600 metres on our side of the LoC at Machhal sector of Kupwara district.

“Infiltrating terrorists were intercepted by own troops. A firefight ensued. After first light searches were carried out.

“Blood trail was seen. 2 AK rifles, a sniper rifle, 8 grenades and other warlike stores were recovered. Searches are still in progress”.