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Security forces foil infiltration bid in Uri, 6 JeM militants killed on Army Day

By Chennabasaveshwar

A major infiltration bid was foiled along LoC in Uri sector as at least six Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists were gunned down by J&K Police, Army and Central Armed Police Force in a joint operation on Army Day.

Security forces foil infiltration bid in Uri, 5 JeM militants killed

Brigadier YS Ahlawat, said, "A major mishap has been avoided on the Army Day: on Uri anti-infiltration operation. This is the first infiltration bid of 2018. Indian Army is committed to continue with this and stop the nefarious designs of Pakistan."

"Large cache of arms and ammunition have been recovered and 5 terrorists have been eliminated," said Brigadier.

A defence spokesman said that five militants killed were suicide attackers.

J&K DGP clarified that five bodies have been recovered and search is being conducted for the sixth.

Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) Shesh Paul Vaid, congratulated the forces the successful operation.

SP Vaid, said, " Since past few days, we were getting inputs about possible attempts to infiltrate from Uri sector. So, ambushes were laid out in that area by Army, J&K police & CRPF. In the morning, exchange of fire took place in one of the ambushes."

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