J&K: BSF jawan injured in infiltration bid in Samba sector

A group of infiltrating militants are engaged in a gunbattle with BSF.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 29, 2016 9:39 am
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An encounter broke out between Border Security Force troops and a group of infiltrating militants along the International Border in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday morning. Officials said one BSF jawan was injured in the gunbattle.

BSF troops picked up the movement of a group of suspected militants in Chambiliyal-Ramgarh sector of Samba district during pre-dawn time, a senior BSF officer said, adding the suspected militants have been trapped in an area and the firefight is underway.

(With PTI inputs)