Srinagar: The Army on Thursday foiled an infiltration bid and neutralised three terrorist along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
While the body of one of the terrorists was recovered by soldiers, bodies of the other two, lying across the LoC, were taken back by villagers of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), they said, as reported by news agency PTI.
“At about 1000 hours today, alert soldiers of the army observed suspicious movement of some individuals along the Line of Control in the Poonch sector (J-K), wherein they were trying to infiltrate across the Line of Control into the Indian side,” the defence spokesman said.
In the ensuing fire fight, three terrorist were neutralised.
Body of one terrorists was recovered along with two AK-47 rifles, one pistol and other war like stores.
The villagers in PoK carried back the bodies of the other two terrorists, the officials said, as reported by PTI.
The operation continues and a search of the area is underway, the defence spokesman said.