Baramulla : ioktimes : Army on Monday claimed to have foiled a BAT action alongside the line of control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district by killing two attackers.
“Army foiled a primary BAT (Border action team) attempt to strike a ahead put up along the line of control in Naugam within the early hours of 30 December 2018,” mentioned a spokesman today.
He mentioned the intruders attempted to move by exploiting the thick jungles practically LoC and have been assisted via heavy protecting hearth of high calibre weapons equivalent to mortars and rocket launchers from the Pakistani posts.
“The motion used to be nevertheless detected by using the vigilant Indian army troops deployed alongside the LoC. The hearth-fight initiated by using Pakistan used to be given strong retaliation by means of Indian navy and the exchange of fireside endured the entire night,” stated the spokesman.
For the period of extended searches within the thick jungles and tricky terrain, he stated, two bodies of “doubtless Pakistani soldiers” were recovered together with a colossal cache of warlike shops.
“the hunt operations are nonetheless underway within the Sector to sanitise the discipline. It was also mentioned that a number of other intruders managed to flee throughout the LoC, taking competencies of the Pakistani firing and opposed climate and visibility conditions,” said the spokesman.
He stated the attackers were carrying combat dresses like Pakistani Regulars and have been carrying retailers with Pakistani markings.
“Some intruders have been additionally visible in BSF and ancient sample IA dresses as a part of deception. They had intruded good geared up with IEDs, incendiary substances, explosives, and a plethora of arms and ammunition,” said the spokesman.
“From the recovery, it used to be estimated that they supposed to carry out a grotesque attack on the Indian military forward submit in Naugam sector,” he stated. “we will ask Pakistan to take again the mortal stays of deceased likely Pakistani infantrymen given that Pakistan did furnish full protecting fire support to these intruders.”