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Fully prepared to give befitting reply in the language militants understand: BSF IG

Updated: Oct 20, 2016 15:04 IST
Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir),[India] Oct 20 (ANI): After foiling a major infiltration bid along the International Border in Kathua district last night, Jammu Inspector General (IG) Border Security Force (BSF) D.K. Upadhyay on Thursday said they are fully prepared to give a befitting reply to the terrorists in the language they understand.

"Last night at around 11:45 hours heavily armed militants, five to six militants they made an attempt to forced infiltrate and tried to infiltrate through the IB but that was timely detected and retaliated in a very befitting manner by the alert and vigilant jawans," BSF IG Upadhyay told ANI.

"It is obviously very difficult to stop forced infiltration until and unless you are alert. This is not only foiled but one of them has also been injured," he added.

He also said the militants were hiding was between the Border out Posts (BoPs) of Pakistan Rangers.

"Now, how it is possible that they (militants) can come up to that point without being detected by them (Pakistan Rangers) until and unless their support no one can come up to that point.

A group of six militants had attacked a vehicle carrying troops on patrolling with RPGs followed by heavy and indiscriminate firing at forward area Bobiya in Kathua around 11: 45 p.m. last night.

In another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistani forces resorted to heavy firing and shelling in Poonch District along the line of control and Kathua district along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir. (ANI)