Infiltration bid Foiled : Four soldiers injured in exchange of fire with Terrorists in Nowgam


In a ceasefire violation, Tutmar Gali (TMG) area in Nowgam sector in Handwara, today, four jawans were injured in an exchange of fire with terrorists.

It may be recalled that their regular ceasefire violation and repeated attempts to facilitate infiltration by Pakistan Army.

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Army soldiers noticed some suspicious movement near the Line of Control and challenged the suspected terrorists at around 3 am, the officials said.

They said the infiltrators started firing towards the position of Army personnel, who retaliated effectively.

The four Army jawans, namely Nk Subodh Kumar, L/ Nk Chaman Orang, Sepoy SP Barak and Sepoy Suman Turno were injured, and were shifted to hospital.

Defence and Army officials did not comment on the incident, saying they were ascertaining details from the ground.

Reports says that the operation still continues.