New Delhi: The Indian Army on Sunday which foiled a major Border Action Team (BAT) attempt to strike a forward post along Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam Sector neutralized two Pakistani soldiers in the process. Of the two, one enemy SSG commando Naik Anwar has been identified as killed in the action and his funeral prayers will be held at Cherat. Also Read - Army Day 2021: Who Was Field Marshal KM Cariappa? All About The 'Kipper' of Indian Army
Reportedly, quadcopters were used to locate the dead bodies of suspected Pakistani soldiers, who were gunned down by the Indian Army while foiling an attempt by Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) to carry out an attack across the LoC. Also Read - Army Day 2021: Motivational Quotes, Messages, And Wishes to Celebrate The Valiant Men And Women of Indian Army
The Army said intruders attempted to move by exploiting thick jungles close to LoC and were assisted by heavy covering fire of high calibre weapons from Pakistani posts on Sunday. Also Read - Army Day 2021: Why is January 15 Celebrated As Army Day? History, Significance | All You Need to Know
According to the Army, the intruders were wearing combat dresses like Pakistani regulars and were carrying a cache of warlike items with Pakistani markings. Some were also seen in Border Security Force (BSF) and old pattern IA dresses. From the recovery, it was estimated that they intended to carry out a gruesome attack on the Indian Army.