Baramulla encounter | Two militants killed, says Jammu and ... - The Hindu

The Indian Army on September 16 accused the Pakistan Army of providing fire cover to infiltrators in Baramulla’s Uri Sector, where three infiltrators were killed close to the Line of Control (LoC). On the fourth day of an anti-militancy operation in Anantnag, the Army deployed high-tech gadgets for precision attacks on the hideouts of militants holed up in the Gadool hill.
The Army has accused the Pakistan Army of violating the ceasefire agreement, renewed in February 2020, and opening fire during an anti-infiltration operation in the Uri Sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
“Three infiltrators were killed in twin gunfights in Hathlanga area between 6.40 a.m. and 9.45 a.m. Two bodies were recovered. However, one injured infiltrator exfiltrated with the help of fire cover provided by Pakistani posts. The Army’s quadcopters also came under fire from the Pakistan Army. However, the third militant too died [on the other side],” Army Brigadier P.M.S. Dhillon said.
Anantnag operation | Toughest task was retrieving bodies of three slain officers
The Army said the Pakistan Army’s actions have once again established their involvement in infiltration “by providing fire cover and moral support”. “It shows the Pakistan Army is involved to harm peace in Kashmir,” Brigadier Dhillon said.
He said the infiltration bid was made at a time when Hatlanga area was witnessing inclement weather and fog .“We used Under Barrel Grenade Launchers (UBGLs) and rocket launchers...

Read Full Story:

Your content is great. However, if any of the content contained herein violates any rights of yours, including those of copyright, please contact us immediately by e-mail at media[@]