The Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday in Jammu & Kashmir’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.”