JCO injured as forces foil infiltration bid along LoC in Uri, search ops on

Baramulla, May 13: A junior commissioned officer of the Army was injured as infiltration bide was foiled along the Line of Control in Uri Sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday.

An official told news agency—Kashmir News Observer the Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Gowhalla Sector in Uri today early morning.

He said that during the exchange of fir between militants and the Army a junior commissioned officer (JCO) was also injured. “During the exchange of fire Pakistan side also tried to fly quadcopter but the alert troops fired at it and pushed it back,” he said.

The injured JCO has been evacuated to 92 base hospital in Srinagar, where his condition is said to be stable, he said.

The official said that a massive search operation is underway in the area


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