Uri: A terrorist from Pakistan was killed, and another was captured as the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri sector. The army had launched a counter-infiltration operation along the LoC in the Uri sector in Baramulla district on September 18 after noticing suspicious movement.
Addressing the media on the latest development, Major General Virendra Vats, General Officer Commanding (GOC) 19 Infantry Division of the Indian Army, said that the infiltration attempt was made in the area of Salamabad Nallah, the same pocket that witnessed a suicide attack at in 2016.
“This infiltration attempt was made in the area of Salamabad nallah. It’s the same area through which we’ve had a history of infiltration in 2016, that’s when a suicide attack at Uri Garrison took place,” the army officer said.