BSF foils infiltration bid along international border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district

Jammu: BSF troops on Monday foiled an infiltration bid along the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district, police said.

BSF troops at a border out post observed some movement along IB in Ramgarh sector around 5am on Monday, 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 23 February, 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.livemint