Army deploys brigade on LOC as extra battalions of Pakistan army also move in: Report

New Delhi , September 19: Indian Army has deployed additional 3,000 troops in Jammu and Kashmir to plug any such infiltration attempts, ANI news agency reported.

“An additional brigade has been deployed on the LoC to plug infiltration and this move has given good results too,” top sources told ANI.

The additional troops deployed on the LoC have been successful in foiling almost all the major attempts of infiltration and terrorists have not been allowed to cross over, they said.

Indian Army is fully active on the LoC and troops recently foiled an infiltration attempt from North Kashmir’s Gurez sector, ANI reported quoting army officials.

“Sources said at present, a couple of extra battalions of the Pakistan Army are present on the LoC in Pakistan occupied Kashmir but it cannot be said that they are there to build pressure on India in support of the Chinese Army,” the report said.

“Even if the Pakistanis try to do so, the Indian Army is well prepared to deal with such a situation”, they said.

Pakistan has also been trying to increase ceasefire violations and the Army chief visited Srinagar to review the ongoing security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, the report said.


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