Mendhar, May 08: The Army successfully eliminated an infiltrator at Line of Control at Sune Gali, Mendhar, today. A patrolling party under one Officer was fired upon 300 meters from our own side of Line of Control at 0850 hours. In response to this, Indian troops immediately retaliated ensuring successful elimination of the infiltrator.
Sources said that the armed terrorist was coming towards Indian side in Mendhar in Poonch and even after Army’s resistance the infiltrator fired on the troop. He was killed on the spot and a search operation was carried out following the elimination which resulted in cache recovery of the following : 01 x AK 47, 04 Magazines, 02 x Hand Grenades, 78 Rounds of AK 47 Ammunition, 01 x GPS and sustenance items like Almonds, Toffees, Dates including four packets of ORS material. The infiltrator was wearing combat dress and good quality trekking shoes.