Two terrorists killed as Army foils infiltration bid on LoC in Poonch

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"Suspicious movements by a group of four to five militants were noticed along LoC in Mendhar sector of Poonch during the night", the officer said. At Udhampur Headquarters of the Army's Northern Command, Lt.

Pakistan Army troops have destroyed Indian Army post which was targeting innocent citizens in Tatta Pani (Hot Spring) sector along the Line of Control, Inter Services Public Relations said Thursday. "A brief firing exchange took place between the troops and the terrorists".

Pakistan has repeatedly condemned increasing ceasefire violations by Indian forces due to which, several civilians have lost their lives.

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The incident came two days after Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists attacked an Army camp in Sunjuwan area of Jammu, killing seven people, including six Army soldiers. But politics and estimates apart, the fact remains there has been no let up on the terror tap from across the border throughout the winter also this time.

On Wednesday, Minister for Defence Khurram Dastgir Khan told National Assembly as many as 1,394 ceasefire violations along Line of Control have been committed by Indian Army since Jan 1, 2017 to date. The assessment is there are around 400 terrorists in and around "launch pads" along the LoC, both south and north of the Pir Panjal range, looking for an opportune time to sneak into J&K.