Kashmir: 38 militants killed, 22 infiltration bids foiled along LoC this year, says Army  

"In the current year, 22 infiltration attempts have been foiled and 34 armed intruders eliminated on the LoC", said a senior Army official.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 8, 2017 5:41 pm
India-Pakistan tension, LoC infiltration attempt, Kashmir militants, J&K situation, J&K army deaths 38 armed militants have been killed as the Army prevented 22 infiltration attempts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir this year. (PTI/File)

A total of 38 armed militants have been killed and the Army has been successful in preventing 22 infiltration attempts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir this year. According to reports from news agency PTI, the army have successfully prevented infiltration attempts at Gurez, Machhil, Naugam and Uri sectors in the last 48 hours, in which seven militants have been killed.

A senior army official on Thursday was quoted by PTI as saying: “In the current year, 22 infiltration attempts have been foiled and 34 armed intruders eliminated on the LoC,”.  The officer further added, “The relentless operations by the security forces have defeated the desperate attempts by Pakistan and its agents to spread terror in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan,”.

When compared to previous data it was found that 28 infiltration attempts took place in 2015 followed by 88 infiltration attempts in 2016. The Minister of State for Defence, Subhash Bhamre had earlier said in the Parliament that a total of 116 illegal trespassing cases along the India-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir were reported in 2015 and 2016, including 88 last year.

A total of 59 Army personnel have lost their lives in counter-terror operations in J&K since 2016.

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    Sunson
    Jun 9, 2017 at 12:54 am
    Call them as terrorists ... no need to use 'militants' (Qatar's terror TV Aljazeera les them honoured Rebels!) be truthful to call spade a spade... terrorist a terrorist. Be a mouthpiece for india I.e. Bharat ... don't be a mouthpiece for Porkistan I.e. stan or China I.e. Communistan!
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      Dash
      Jun 8, 2017 at 9:12 pm
      Govt's unflinching support and General Bipin Rawat's sokid leadership have boosted the confidence of armed forces where as Yechurys,karats,pappus,khujliwals & Sharad yadavs continue to support stone pelters and terrorists.
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        dv1936
        Jun 8, 2017 at 6:54 pm
        Don't call them militants, they are ISI infiltrators
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          Sunson
          Jun 9, 2017 at 12:54 am
          Perfectly said to the apologist media!
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