Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Poonch

Army on Saturday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu: Army on Saturday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Three-four persons were today found crossing the line of control in Poonch Sector from Pakistan side at about 10.45 am, Defence Spokesman, Northern Command, Col S D Goswami said tonight.

"When these persons were well within the Indian territory, our troops deployed in the area opened fire on them," Col Goswami said, adding that simultaneously, Pakistani post located immediately across this area resorted to heavy firing.

During the resultant exchange of fire, the infiltrators ran back towards Pakistan side, he said.  

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