The Army had successfully foiled the infiltration attempt by a squad of Pakistan’s BAT along the LoC in August, killing five to seven terrorists or Special Services Group (SSG) commandos from the Pakistan army.
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It had also offered the Pakistan army to
take back the bodies of those killed in the operation
. However, Pakistan had issued a statement to deny the Indian claim of bodies lying in the open as “mere propaganda” and said India was “trying to divert attention of the world from the situation in Kashmir”.
In video evidence released by the Army today, at least five bodies of the BAT personnel and their equipment can be seen along the LoC.
BAT operations are usually the handiwork of SSG commandos, in conjunction with terrorists, trained for covert attacks on forward Indian posts across the LoC.
“The BAT operation was intended to target our forward posts there. Pakistan army tried similar BAT operations in other sectors like Gurez, Tangdhar and Macchill over the last week but they were not launched due to early detection by us,” an Army officer had said after the operation.
(With inputs from ANI)