Guwahati, May 27: An infiltration bid was elimited when terrorists attempting infiltration were engaged in the forward area of ugam Sector in Tirap District of Aruchal Pradesh in the early hours on Thursday. Four heavily armed terrorists were elimited by the alert troops operating in the area. Bodies of these terrorists were recovered from the site along with four AK 47 Rifles, ammunition and other warlike stores.
Troops deployed in the forward area of ugam sector observed the movement of a group of terrorists on the early morning on Thursday.
“The counter infiltration grid was reinforced while the terrorists were kept under constant surveillance till they could be effectively engaged. Braving all odds of extremely harsh weather and difficult terrain the Army troops successfully elimited four terrorists and foiled the infiltration bid,” said an Army official. One Army jawan, who led his team and brought effective fire on the terrorists, got profusely injured during the gun fight while displaying indomitable courage.
While being evacuated to Army Base Hospital the brave heart succumbed to his injuries and made supreme sacrifice in the line of duty. Search of the area was undertaken today morning and four dead bodies along with Four AK-47, ammunition and other warlike stores were recovered. Identity of the terrorists is yet to be ascertained.