3 soldiers die in ambush by Pakistan’s BAT in J&K, 2 intruders also killed

An Indian Navy patrol team was ambushed by a bunch of heavily-armed intruders from Pakistan shut to the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Sunday, killing three troopers and seriously injuring a fourth.The incident took set up of residing at about 1.forty five pm.A senior military officer acknowledged the ambush perceived to own been implemented by Pakistan’s Border Action Group, or BAT, that had crossed into India.“The intruders had reach within our territory and ambushed our patrol. Our troopers straight away took positions and eradicated two BAT participants,” the officer acknowledged.BAT comprises fashioned Pakistani troopers and terrorists to plan vulgar border operations with a knowing to dominate the line of administration and inflict losses on Indian military and paramilitary forces.Pakistan military’s Particular Products and services Neighborhood kinds the core of BAT which has been bright a few number of incidents on the Indian aspect of the border, on the total supported by firing from Pakistan posts.The three troopers, residents of Jammu and Kashmir, own been known by the military as Havildar Kaushal Kumar of Nowshera, Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh of Doda and Rifleman Rajat Kumar Basan of Pallanwala. The injured soldier is Rifleman Rakesh Kumar of Samba.“The Indian Navy in Sunderbani Sector on the Line of Control had a fierce encounter with heavily armed Pakistani intruders very shut to the Line of Control. The patrol killed two intruders and recovered warlike stores including two AK-forty seven rifles,” Jammu-basically based completely mostly defence spokesperson Lt Col Devender Anand acknowledged.Lt Col. Anand acknowledged other Indian posts had additionally acted and successfully cordoned the pickle. “The hunt and kill operation is in development,” he acknowledged.There own been a gargantuan amount of incidents of Pakistan’s BAT squads crossing the border to plan grotesque assaults, on the total even mutilating the our bodies of the troopers.On September 18, one such BAT motion had taken set up of residing at Ramgarh sector of Samba district where BSF jawan Narendra Kumar was kidnapped and butchered by Pak’s BAT.Kumar’s throat was slice and his eyes gouged out.Jaish-e-Mohammed on October 18 launched photographs of Kumar’s belongings on social media that incorporated his bullet proof jacket, 5 magazines INSAS rifle and his cell phone.Appalled by Kumar’s brutal killing India cancelled a meeting of the international ministers on the sidelines of UNGA summit in New York.
First Printed: Oct 21, 2018 17:35 IST