'Fifty to Sixty Pak militants waiting to infiltrate into India'

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New Delhi, Sep. 2 (ANI): About 50 to 60 Pakistani militants have positioned themselves to infiltrate into India, and the Indian defence forces are fully prepared to foil any such attempt, a top military brass has revealed.

"There are approximately 50 to 60 terrorists in various locations operating in Jammu, Smabha, Kathua. And they are waiting on time to infiltrate. However, we are keeping a clear watch of the situation and any attempt by the terrorist to infiltrate will be foiled by the forces deployed along the border. We have absolute synergy in this aspect by the border security force to prevent infiltration," said Lieutenant General E M Nair, GOC 9 Corps.

The GOC mentioned that Pakistan is building fortifications along the border and more than 50 militants who are operating from various locations along the border could infiltrate.

The 9 Corps with its headquarters at Yole Cantonment oversees the defence operations in the Jammu region overlapping Himachal Pradesh.

Corps is the major formation responsible for a sector under an operational command and the 9 Corps functions under the Northern Command. (ANI)

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