BARAMULLA: A junior commissioned officer of the Army was injured as infiltration bide was foiled along the Line of Control in the Uri Sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday.
An official told 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 fire between militants and the Army a junior commissioned officer (JCO) was also injured. “During the exchange of fire Pakistan side also tried to fly a 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—(KNO)