Valley News Desk

Srinagar, September 27:(GNS) Border Security Force claimed to have successfully repulsed infiltration bid in Samba sector of Jammu district.

In a statement to media, the BSF said that On intervening night of 26-27 September, alert troops of BSF foiled another major infiltration bid from Pakistan side in Samba Sector.

Movement of a group of 05 militants was noticed in Pakistan side of International Boundary in Samba sector , by alert BSF troops. This is second attempt of infiltration thorough the Samba sector by the militant group after 14/15 Sep foiled attempt. During night hours taking advantage of darkness , the militant group of heavily armed 05 militants tried to enter into Indian territory but engaged by alert BSF troops, where they reached taking advantage of thick Sarkanda growth.

BSF troops challenged them to stop on which they started firing on BSF party with Pak Ranger posts also giving fire support to these terrorists . BSF alert troops fired on the infiltrating ANEs with coordinated effective fire , however they managed to flee back to Pakistan territory. With this, BSF foiled another possible infiltration bid of armed terrorists from Pakistan side well supported by Pakistan Rangers, the statement said.(GNS)