Army averts major terrorist strike at Akhnoor

TNN Bureau. Updated: 10/5/2017 2:51:53 PM Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu: The alertness & vigilance of Army personnel at Akhnoor helped in averting a major terrorist strike on sensitive and soft targets in Akhnoor.

Late last night, the sentries observed suspicious movement close to an Army Unit Location near the Akhnoor Market.

Thereafter, the response mechanism was activated wherein the entire area was cordoned off and deliberate search operation was conducted. During area sanitisation process, the security force utilizing the dog squad recovered one fully installed IED, two mines, army accouterments and other incriminating stores till now.

Presently, the combing operations alongwith Police are in progress.

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