Poonch: In a successful operation carried out in the early hours of Monday, security forces foiled an infiltration attempt along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Degwar Terwan region of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, resulting in the elimination of two terrorists, as confirmed by a Defense official.
“Two terrorists were engaged by the joint teams of the Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police. One terrorist fell down immediately, and the second terrorist tried to run back, engaged and hit and was seen falling down near LoC. Operation underway, ” Lt. Col. Suneel Bartwal, PRO (Defence) Jammu, said.
The confrontation took place at around 2:00 am, when an ambush was set up by the Garhi Battalion in Poonch’s vicinity. The two individuals were spotted crossing the LoC in the Degwar Terva area. Further details are awaited.
Similarly, on Sunday, a terrorist was killed in a joint operation conducted by the Indian Army and Kupwara Police in Tangdhar Sector, The Kashmir Zone Police said.