Security forces gun down two terrorists in Kupwara, foil a major infiltration bid
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Security forces gun down two terrorists in Kupwara, foil a major infiltration bid

Arms, ammo, incriminating material recovered

Post by Irfan Yattoo on Sunday, October 1, 2023

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Srinagar, Sep 30: In a major clampdown on cross border infiltration, a joint party of security forces on Saturday foiled a major infiltration bid by killing two foreign terrorists along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kumkadi sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.
A police spokesman said that in a joint operation by Kupwara Police and Army an infiltration bid was successfully foiled in Kumkadi area of Machil Sector in Kupwara district on Saturday. In this swift and coordinated operation, two terrorists were neutralized, he said.
"Based on an intelligence input generated by Kupwara Police, a joint alert party of police and Army launched a search operation in Kumkadi area along the Line of Control in Machil Sector," he said.
The spokesman said that the joint team observed movement of terrorists, employing meticulous tactics, the terrorists were intercepted who fired indiscriminately upon the joint team.
" The fire was retaliated, leading to the elimination of two heavily armed unidentified terrorists. The identification and affiliation of the killed terrorists is being ascertained," he said.
The spokesman said that arms & ammunition including two AK Series Rifles, four AK Magazines, 90 rounds, one Pistol (Pak origin), one Pouch, cash Rs 2100 (Pak currency) & other incriminating materials have been recovered from the site of encounter.
" The neutralized terrorists were found to be heavily armed, equipped with sophisticated weaponry which indicates their malicious intent to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere in the valley," he said.
The spokesman said that due to the timely and effective response by the Police & Army, their plans were foiled and a significant threat to peace and stability in the area was neutralized.
"In this regard, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation is in progress. Extensive search of the area is being carried out and further details if any will be shared accordingly," he said.

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