The Army has killed five militants during a cordon-and-search operation in Uri sector launched on Sunday.
Along the worldwide border, a Border Security Force constable and a woman have been killed and over a dozen civilians injured in mortar shelling by Pakistani Rangers this month. No casualty has been reported so far.
Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir, Nirmal Singh, Wednesday said Rohingya Muslims had entered India illegally and had to be "shifted" or they could be used by Pakistan as terrorists.
It seemed obvious that the Pakistan Army planned to carry out a retaliatory exercise by pressing its rogue BAT into action, but they were given a befitting reply by the Indian Army.
The security forces have also recovered a weapon, report said. With the separatists in Kashmir on the run due to attacks on their conduits for terror funding, the toughening Indian position on terrorist infiltration could go hand in hand in deterring terror. One of the intruders was killed in the swift Indian action but a second intruder had managed to escape and return to PoK under cover fire from Pakistani troops, the officials had said.
On September 24, two soldiers were injured as Pakistan opened fire at forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote sector of Poonch district.
- There have been several BAT attacks in the past in which Indian jawans have been beheaded or their bodies mutilated. The incident had led to parts of the 740-km long LoC witnessing escalation in tensions.