J-K: Infiltration bid foiled in Poonch, two terrorists killed

Two terrorists planning to infiltrate across the Line of Control near Balakote village in Poonch were killed, an official statement said on Monday. “Intelligence inputs received from multiple intelligence agencies and J-K Police revealed the presence of terrorists waiting to cross the Line of Control. Based on these inputs own surveillance grid was placed on heightened alert and multiple ambushes were sited at suitable locations,” an official statement issued by PRO (Defence) said. According to the official statement released, terrorists and troops of the Indian army were engaged in a fire resulting in the stoppage of further advancement of the movement of two terrorists. “In the morning of 21 Aug, two terrorists were detected by alert troops to be making attempts to cross the Line of Control onto their own side making use of inclement weather, dense fog, thick foliage and undulating ground in Hamirpur area of Balakote Sector,” an official statement said.