The alertness of Indian Army on Thursday averted a major terrorist attack on sensitive and soft targets in Jammu and Kashmirâ€™s Akhnoor, Army said.
On Wednesday night, the sentries of Indian Army observed suspicions movement close to an Army unit near Akhnoor market and activated the response mechanism.
â€œLast night sentries observed suspicious movement close to Army Unit near Akhnoor Market. Thereafter, response mechanism was activated,â€ Army said.
After the alert, Army carried out a massive sanitisation operation in the area and recovered an improvised explosive device (IED), 2 mines and a map of Jammu and Kashmir.
â€œDuring sanitisation process, security forces recovered 1 fully installed IED, 2 mines, army accoutrements & other incriminating stores, the Army added.
J&K: Pictures of items recovered by security forces in Akhnoor. Presently, combing operations by Army & Police are in progress. pic.twitter.com/0TPq1SBlZNâ€” ANI (@ANI) October 5, 2017