Indian Army foils infiltration bid in J&K

Alert troops challenged a group of militants in the Tangdhar sector of the LoC.

Indian Army foils infiltration bid in J&K
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Srinagar: An infiltration bid was foiled by the Indian Army on the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday leading to a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir`s Kupwara district, defence sources said.

Alert troops challenged a group of militants in the Tangdhar sector of the LoC earlier in the day, escalating into the gun battle that was still on at 11.30 a.m, Defence Ministry sources said.