Indian army officers have blamed the BAT force of Pakistan army for the ambush of three Indian soldiers who might have crossed into Indian territory to carry out the attacks. The suspected BAT Commandos (Border Action Team) were reported to be heavily-armed who infiltrated the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.
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“The intruders had come inside our territory and ambushed our patrol. Our soldiers immediately took positions and eliminated two BAT members,” the officer said to the Indian Hindustan Times.
BAT commandos include regular Pakistani soldiers and terrorists to carry out cross-border operations in an effort to dominate the line of control and inflict heavy losses on the Indian Border troops.
Pakistan army’s Special Services Group (SSG) forms the core of BAT teams which has been linked in various attacks on the Indian side of the border. The three soldiers who were killed were the residents of Jammu and Kashmir, have been identified by the army 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, also in Jammu and Kashmir.
“The Indian Army in Sunderbani Sector on the Line of Control had an intense collision with heavily armed Pakistani invaders very close to the Line of Control. The Indian patrol teams were able to kill two intruders.