Army foils infiltration bid along LoC

Three to four persons were found crossing the LoC in Poonch from the Pakistan side at 10.45 am.

By: Express News Service | Jammu | Published: February 15, 2015 2:27:40 am

The Army on Saturday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Three to four persons were found crossing the LoC in Poonch from the Pakistan side at 10.45 am, Defence Spokesperson, Northern Command, Col S D Goswami said.

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“When these persons were well within the Indian territory, our troops deployed in the area opened fire on them,” Col Goswami said, adding that simultaneously, a Pakistani post located immediately across the area resorted to heavy firing. During the exchange of fire, the infiltrators ran back, he said.

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