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Infiltration bid foiled in Tangdhar sector: Police

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Kupwara: Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday claimed to have foiled this year’s first infiltration bid in Tangdhar sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Police in a tweet informed that Kupwara police along with Army’s 7RR and 87 battalion of BSF foiled infiltration bid in Tangdhar sector.

Police said that one AK47, one pistol, two grenades and other ammunition as well as 6 packets of heroin worth Rs 30 crores left by the infiltrators were recovered.

“#Kupwara Police alongwith 7RR and 87Bn BSF foiled #infiltration bid at #Tangdhar area. Recovered #arms , ammunitions & #drugs left behind by the infiltrators including 01 AK47, 01 Pistol, 02 grenades & other ammunition & 06 packets of #Heroin (market value approx Rs 30 Crs),” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

Earlier in the day, GoC 15 Corps Lt. General D P Pandey told reporters at Rangreth on Srinagar outskirts that this year so far there has been zero infiltration on the LoC in Kashmir.

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