" Alert troops opened fire at the intruding militants, forcing them to flee back into the Pakistan side. The firing continued for over half an hour, a police source said."
Jammu, July 24 - An infiltration bid by guerrillas on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir has been foiled, police said Thursday.

Police sources told IANS here that a group of six to eight heavily armed militants tried to sneak into the Indian side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Tarkundi area of Poonch district late Wednesday.

Alert troops opened fire at the intruding militants, forcing them to flee back into the Pakistan side. The firing continued for over half an hour, a police source said.

Searches are on in the area, the source added.


comments powered by Disqus
Read more on:
 

PERMALINK

http://www.nerve.in/news:2535002390580
You can quote the permanent link above for a direct link to the story. We do not archive or expire our news stories.


STORY OPTIONS
  Email this story to a friend
  XML feed for India


 
COPYRIGHTS INFORMATION
All rights reserved for news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
Contact Nerve Staff for any feedback, corrections and omissions in news stories.
 

All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.