The Indian Army has released a video of an unsuccessful bid by Pakistan Border Action Team (BAT) to infiltrate into India. The video of the incident from the first week of August recorded the events in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir days after the Modi government announced its decision to revoke Article 370.
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Fresh footage of the incursions clearly shows Pakistan insurgents suspected to be BAT commandos tried to cross into India with the help of the Pakistani Army. At least four to five terrorists were allegedly killed by the Indian Army as they tried to cross the LOC.
Indian Army foiled an infiltration attempt by a Pakistani BAT(Border Action Team) squad along the Line of Control in Keran Sector of Kupwara in the 1st week of August. #JammuAndKashmir (Video: Indian Army Sources) https://t.co/t4KjGepjWN
— ANI (@ANI) September 9, 2019
In the aftermath of the incident, Pakistan has increased its presence on the Line of Control (LoC) and there have also been reports of terrorists being spotted across forward locations of the border.
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Indian security forces, on the other hand, have also kept a stringent eye on developments along the forward border posts to thwart any possible terror attacks.