On Monday, a day after the Pakistani tunnel was found in the Rigal area near the International Border (IB) in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Border Security Force (BSF) killed an intruder in the border village of Chak Fakira. On the other hand, in the Machil sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday evening, the army foiled an infiltration attempt.
According to defense sources, at around 6.30 pm on Monday, an intruder was crossing the Zero line on the Indo-Pakistan international border of Chak Fakira in Samba district and hiding near the barricades. BSF personnel stationed there challenged him. When the soldiers started fleeing, the soldiers started firing, causing them to pile up. On 19 November, Pakistani drones in the same area were also trying to enter the border. BSF jawans fired at him and fired him. According to sources, Pakistani Rangers are also seeing a lot of movement on the border.
An encounter with intruders also took place in the Machil sector adjacent to the LoC in Kupwara, a border district in North Kashmir. But the Jawans retaliated by the intruder PoK. However, the search operation could not be carried out amidst bad weather and heavy snowfall. It has not been known whether any terrorist has been killed in the firing.
Late Sunday night, 169 battalion personnel of BSF posted at the tower post of Machil Sector saw some suspicious movements near the post. The sentry’s warning occurred shortly after the cross-firing. After which the intruder escaped taking advantage of the darkness. The official said that there is about three feet of snow in the area. Snowfall continues Visibility is at zero level. Therefore the search operation was not run.