Hours after foiling an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said about 250-300 terrorists are waiting at the launchpads across the border to infiltrate into India. At least two terrorists were gunned down in an ambush in North Kashmir”s Naugam sector, Kupwara on Saturday.

Addressing a press conference, Major General Virendra Vats said the inputs have indicated that the launchpads across the border are fully occupied with about 250-300 terrorists.

“Inputs indicate that their launchpads are fully occupied. If we’ve to guess, it could be anything between 250-300 terrorists presently occupying the launchpads opposite,” Major General Virendra Vats, GOC 19 Infantry Division, Baramullah on the present status of infiltration along LoC said.