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Army foils infiltration bid by terrorists

IANS  |  Jammu 

An attempt by militants to infiltrate into from was foiled by the on Thursday, military sources said.

Soldiers noticed suspicious movements in Balakote area of the Line of Control (LoC) in district early in the day.

"The troops fired and the intruding terrorists were forced to withdraw back into the Pakistani side. A is on in the area," an said.

The on Wednesday violated the 2003 ceasefire in Nowshera sector of LoC in district.

At around 7 p.m., the Army used small arms, automatics and mortars, forcing the Indian side to retaliate "effectively and strongly", the added.



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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 14:02 IST