Arms, narcotic smuggling bid foiled along LoC in J-K’s Poonch; three arrested

Updated: May 31 2023 9:43AM

Jammu, May 31 (PTI) The Army on Wednesday foiled a major attempt to smuggle arms and narcotics by arresting three people after an exchange of fire near the border fence along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

An Army jawan and one of the arrested accused were injured in the firing at forward Karmara village in Gulpur sector in the early hours of the day, they said.

They said troops guarding the border picked up suspicious movement and challenged the persons which led to a gunfight.