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BSF foils infiltration bid along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district

BSF troops at a border outpost observed some movement along IB in Ramgarh sector around 0500 hours today. They fired several rounds and illumination flares.

Published: 26th February 2018 10:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th February 2018 11:52 AM   |  A+A-

File Photo of BSF soldiers during an operation in Jammu and Kashmir. | PTI

By PTI

RAJOURI: BSF troops today foiled an infiltration bid along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, police said.

BSF troops at a border outpost observed some movement along IB in Ramgarh sector around 0500 hours today, a senior police officer told PTI.

They fired several rounds and illumination flares, he said adding that the suspected militants were forced back and the infiltration bid was foiled.

"Troops are on alert to foil any bid," a BSF officer said.

On February 23, the BSF and Pakistan Rangers held a flag meeting along the IB here during which the border guards of the two countries expressed their commitment to maintain peace and tranquility.

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