Jammu: BSF on Wednesday foiled yet another bid by Pakistan-based militants to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir under the cover of firing from across the border and thick fog in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The government has launched a rescue operation to ensure the safety of the border residents following spurt in the incidents of cross border firing from the Pakistani side along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir.
Indian Army troops on Friday evening killed a third terrorist who belonged to the group which earlier this morning hijacked a private vehicle and attacked an Army camp in Kathua district of the Jammu region.
Condemning the "dastardly" twin terror attacks, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said they are aimed at derailing talks between Prime Minister Mahmohan Singh and his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif.
As the Army operation has ended in the twin terror attacks in Kathua and Samba district in Jammu region, the terror group known as `Shohada Brigade` claimed the responsibility for carrying the attacks.
Hours after twin fidayeen attacks in Jammu and Kashmir claimed 12 lives, Pakistan High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir sought to refute the claims that Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was involved in the attacks, reports said Thursday.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah met family members of the security personnel killed in Thursday`s twin militant attack in Jammu region and shared their grief, besides paying tribute to the martyrs.
Condemning the terror strikes in the Jammu region, CPI said BJP`s demand that Manmohan Singh should call off his scheduled meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York was "exactly what the terrorists want".
It turned out to be a sombre birthday for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who turned 81 on Thursday as the twin terror attacks in Jammu & Kashmir, that claimed 12 lives, dampened the situation in the valley.