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Army foils ex-filtration bid along LoC in Poonch

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Poonch (J&K): Man apprehended by Army while he was trying to ex-filtrate to PoK on 24 Sept. SSP Poonch says ‘He was apprehended by Army in Chakan-da-Bagh while he was trying to ex-filtrate to PoK.We’re trying to ascertain reason. Rs 400, Indian passport & a ticket to Kathmandu seized’

The Army observed some movement near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector and detained one man, police said.

He was identified as Rafiq, a resident of Chadora area of Budgam district in Central Kashmir, they said.

After preliminary questioning, Army handed over to the police. As per investigation, he was ex- filtrating to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) for joining militancy.