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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Defence
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE

RAJYASABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION N0.2381
TO BE ANSWERED ON 14.12.2011
Infiltration Bid of Terrorists in J&K

2381.  SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:

(a)    Whether it is a fact that one of the biggest infiltration bids of terrorists from across borders through Kishanganga river in Jammu & Kashmir in which terrorist came by boats was recently foiled by our Army;

(b)   If so, the details thereof;

(c)    Whether it is also a fact that some casualties were reported from the Indian Army; and

(d)   If so, the details thereof?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF DEFENCE
(SHRI A.K. ANTONY)

(a) to (d):·  On 20th August, 2011,  terrorists attempted to infiltrate across the Line of Control in the Gurez Sector, during which they had utilized an inflatable boat.  The attempt was foiled by the Army. In this operation, the Army killed seven terrorists and recovered a large· quantity of warlike stores.  One Army officer was martyred and two personnel were injured.