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Major infiltration bid at Uri: Search operations in progress to track down 5-6 infiltrators

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  • The attempt comes 5 years after 19 soldiers were killed in Uri by suicide attackers; mobile internet suspended

Baramulla: Over two days after foiling an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, search operations continued in the area on Tuesday. It is suspected that a few men managed to sneak into the country

The Army said it had detected infiltration attempt late on Saturday evening.

Sources said that around six men had managed to enter from Pakistan and that the operation to track them down in underway.

According to Army sources, this is the biggest infiltration attempt across the LoC in recent years. Till last reports came in, the combing operations were still in progress.

Reinforcements have been called in to assist with the operation.

Internet services in Baramulla district had been suspended since Monday morning to prevent any communication among terrorists across the border.

 

The attempt comes five years after 19 soldiers were killed by two suicide attackers in Uri on September 18, 2016.

 

 

 

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