Security forces today neutralised two Pakistani intruders along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Sunderbani sector. Three soldiers were also martyred in the operations, while another jawan was injured.
"At about 1.45 PM on 21 Oct 2018, Indian Army in Sunderbani Sector on the Line of Control had a fierce encounter with heavily armed Pakistani intruders very close to the Line of Control. The patrol killed two intruders and recovered warlike stores including two AK-47 rifles," an official statement said.
Acting swifty after the intrusion attempt, nearby posts cordoned the area and launched a search and destroy operation, the statement said, adding that the operation was in progress.
"Three own soldiers attained martyrdom while fighting the intruders and one soldier suffered grevious injuries and has been air evacuated to Army Command hospital, Udhampur and is reported to be stable," it said.