Intelligence about presence of militants at launch pads in PoK, no infiltration so far: Army

SRINAGAR: Asserting that there are inputs about presence of militants on launch pads in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), a top Army official said that so far there was no infiltration attempts in Kashmir as the passes are still covered with several feet of snow.

Lt Gen KJS Dhillon, General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps said if the militants try to infiltrate, the Army is ready to counter any such move.

“We have intelligence information that there are militants waiting at launch pads in PoK to cross over to this side of Line of Control (LoC),” Lt Gen Dhillon, flanked by Inspector General of Police (IGP) S P Pani and IG CRPF Zulfiqar Hasan, told reporters during a press conference here on Monday.

He said so far there has no infiltration taken place along the LoC in Kashmir division as the passes are still under several feet of snow. (AGENCIES)