Indian Army foils Pakistan’s misadventure at LoC

New Delhi: Indian Army today released a video of infiltration along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan Army. In the video captured on hand-held Thermal Imager an infiltration or attempted BAT (Border Action Team) action by Pakistan on 12-13 September, 2019 was seen and eliminated, ANI reported.

The video shows Indian troops launching grenades at Pakistan’s SSG (Special Service Group) commandos/terrorists using Under Barrel Grenade Launchers.

It may be recalled that Indian troops killed a Pakistani soldier Sepoy Ghulam Rasool on 10-11 September in Hajipir Sector of POK. Rasool belonged to Punjab Regiment of Pakistan Army and was a resident of Bahawalnagar in Pakistan’s Punjab.

Quoting Indian Army sources, a report in Zee News claimed that Pakistan attempted infiltration in the same area on intervening night of 11-12 and 12-13 September. It added that the attempt could have been for BAT action as well. The area reportedly has Pakistani SSG troops and Indian troops engaged these intruders in a professional manner resulting in one more Pakistan casualty on 12-13 September.

“Pakistan Army is trying to do BAT actions all along LOC but Indian troops are cautious and alert to counter any such activity. The Indian Army recently thwarted two BAT action – one in Gurez and one in Hajipir sector,” it said, adding that in Gurez sector, bodies of Pakistani infiltrators are still lying on LOC, while Pakistan Army claimed the bodies of infiltrators in Hajipir.

NT Bureau