The Indian Army on Tuesday called off the Keran operation, which had entered its third week. Announcing the calling off of the operation by the Army, GOC Northern Command said that the infiltration in the area would not have been possible without the support of the Pakistani Army.
Referring to the Keran operation, the GOC Northern Command said that as many as 59 weapons and night vision devices were recovered by the Army.
He further said, "The search (for the infiltrators) is over, but troops will be redeployed for surveillance."
This came a day after the Army on Monday displayed large amount of weapons recovered from the slain infiltrators. The cache includes AK rifles, pistols, fence cutters, night vision binoculars, bullet proof jackets and currency notes.
In last three days, the Army has killed seven infiltrators in Fateh Gali and Gujjardar areas and also busted a militant hideout at Venkora Baramulla, 95 kilometers from the Shala Bhatu where massive combing operation against 30-35 infiltrators was conducted.
The Army, displayed the weapons recovered in Baramulla, that include a Disposal Rocket Launcher, two Rocket Propelled Grenades, one Rifle AK 56, four magazines of Rifle AK 56, 286 rounds of Rifle AK 56, one pistol, one pistol magazine,18 rounds of pistol ammunition, one radio set.