On 27-May-2017 In People & Politics
On 27th May 2017, the Indian Army averted a major tragedy when they foiled a Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) attack on its patrol and gunned down around four attackers on the Line of Control (LoC) in the Rampur sector of Jammu & Kashmir's Baramulla district. Rampur sector is close to the Uri sector located at an altitude of more than 10,000 feet. The militants had crossed the border and were very close to an army post that was 600 meters away. The operation was carried out by the Indian Army after it noticed suspicious movements along the LoC in the early morning, the infiltration attempt had been stopped successfully. The area has been cordoned off and is being sterilised to check for remaining unforeseen elements. Meanwhile, in another incident around two-three terrorists were trapped and a massive encounter had taken place in Tral sector of Jammu & Kashmir, as the army officers were trying to uncover them from their hideouts.
Indian Army noticed movement of a heavily armed group of militants on Friday night along the LoC, who were trying to infiltrate into the Indian side, as they saw the intruders there was an exchange of fire between them and the army in which four terrorists were killed.
According to the Deccan Herald, dozens of launching pads have been activated by Lashkar-e-Taiba and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen across the LoC and are making out efforts to push militants into the Indian Territory with the onset of summer.
According to The Times of India, Security forces killed Sabzar Ahmad, the Hizbul Mujahideen's terrorist, who was the successor of slain terrorist Burhan Wani.