Pak's BAT strike in Kashmir: Two Indian soldiers, one attacker killed

Two Indian Army soldiers were killed by a Pakistani BAT team on Thursday on the LoC in Chakan da Bagh sector in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, while two militants were killed by the army in the sector during a foiled infiltration bid. The operation is still continuing as the Indian army is giving a befitting reply to the troops across the border.

Pakistan's Border Action Teams (BAT) comprise heavily armed terrorists and are supported by the country's army.

"BAT team from Pakistan had crossed the Line of Control and came 600 meters into the Indian side".

According to reports, Pakistani troops are resorting to mortar shelling and firing of small arms, automatics along the Line of Control areas. This is the third such BAT attack in the Poonch region this year. "In the firefight our two jawans have been martyred", the Army said in a statement.


In a similar BAT attack on May one, two Indian soldiers were beheaded in Krishna Ghati sector in Poonch district.

It is known for intruders to carry out attacks on patrolling soldiers along the LoC and mutilate their bodies. A group of militants tried to sneak in from Pakistan-A group of militants tried to sneak in from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir but the bid was foiled by the alert troops, an Army official said.

The Pakistani firing continued till 3.30 PM, the official said, adding the Indian posts retaliated strongly. The Indian troops killed one armed intruder, whose body "is within visual reach", he said.


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