Jammu & Kashmir: 3 terrorists killed near LoC in Kupwara's Tangdhar sector

Three terrorists were killed near Line of Control in Tangdhar sector, Kupwara district on Saturday evening. 

Jammu & Kashmir: 3 terrorists killed near LoC in Kupwara's Tangdhar sector
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SRINAGAR: Three terrorists were killed near Line of Control in Tangdhar sector, Kupwara district on Saturday evening. 

"A group of infiltrating terrorists was challenged by the Army. In the ensuing encounter, three terrorists were killed. Searches are still on in the area," police said.

 

Earlier in the day, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Uri sector with unprovoked shelling this evening. There was no loss of life, police said.

"Some mortar shells were fired by Pakistani forces on the Thajal-Chranda area of Uri (in north Kashmir's Baramulla district)," Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Baramulla, Imtiyaz Hussain said.

One of the shells hit a washroom adjacent to a house in Thajal and damaged it, he said.

On August 17, one person was killed and three were injured after terrorists attacked on a police installation with grenades in Awantipora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.

They lobbed a grenade towards the main gate of the district police office which missed the intended target and exploded by the road, a police official said.

Four civilians were injured in the grenade blast, the official said, adding that one of the injured later succumbed to injuries at a hospital.

With agency inputs

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