J-K: Infiltration bid foiled, terrorist killed in Uri, operation underway

ANI | Updated: Sep 26, 2017 09:11 IST

Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Sept. 26 (ANI): The Indian Army on Tuesday foiled yet another infiltration bid by Pakistan near Zorawar area of Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing one armed terrorist.

One weapon has been recovered from his possession.

Intense combing operation is underway in the area.

Yesterday, Indian Army gunned down four terrorists and recovered war like stores in an anti-terrorism operation near the Line of Control (LoC) in Baramulla's Uri.

According to a senior army personnel the terrorists were planning to carry out a September 18, 2016 Uri-like attack. The September 2016 attack was carried out by the terrorists of Jaish-e-Mohammed, in which at least 23 army jawans were killed and several others were injured.

Harpreet Singh, Deputy Commander, Uri Brigade, said, "Army foiled a major terrorist attempt in Baramulla district. The terrorists gunned down in the operation were here to carry out a major attack at an army camp."

The Army officer added that the terrorists were planning to attack the Kalkai camp in Baramulla district of the valley. (ANI)