Last updated: June 14, 2023, 5:58 PM IST

The team that thwarted the infiltration attempt.  (News 18)

The team that thwarted the infiltration attempt. (News 18)

An attempt to infiltrate and kill two foreign terrorists in an encounter with the Indian Army at the Line of Control near Lashdat in Mashal district of Kupwara district on Tuesday was foiled.

Senior intelligence sources said that the Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba, upset with the recent successful G-20 meeting in Kashmir, wants to revive major terrorist activities in the valley.

In a conversation intercepted by intelligence agencies, Lashkar-e-Taiba wants to infiltrate the cadres for long-term penetration.

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As part of the plan, terrorist Sajid Jat ordered two foreign terrorists from South Punjab Pakistan to carry out specific attacks in Badgum and other areas of central Kashmir. Intelligence agencies said they were sent with weapons and ammunition, including Kalashnikovs and hand grenades.

An infiltration attempt on Tuesday was thwarted and the two were killed in an encounter with the Indian Army at the Line of Control near Lasdhat, Machal district of Kupwara district.

Intelligence agencies told CNN-News18 that Pakistan’s military was in a weak position after the crisis at home and they want to divert attention to this type of attack, so that it looks homegrown in India.

What was recovered from the elimination of terrorism

  • AC 47:2
  • AK Mag: 4
  • Kalashnikov ammunition: 48 rounds
  • Grenades: 4
  • Bags: 1
  • Food and cigarette packs

G20 encounter

The three-day meeting from May 22-24 was the first major event to be organized in Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370 in 2019.

Following the “successful” completion of the G20 summit in Srinagar last week, News18 reported how a senior officer of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), who heads the most sensitive area of ​​J&K, congratulated his entire team and units for the achievement. An “accident free” event.

“I have no words to express my gratitude to all the rank and file for achieving a completely incident-free event,” read the official letter sent on behalf of CRPF Additional General Manager (ADG) Nalin Prabhat, a senior IPS officer in the 1992 batch of Andhra Pradesh cadre.

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“Congratulations on a job well done, despite the threats issued by the Pakistani dogs. My heart swells with pride in being a member of this team, which has ensured that the tricolor flies in splendid majesty across the valley. I am fully confident that this fine team will continue to fight all enemies head-on And to ensure that the authority of the nation prevails over all challenges.


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