Army foils infiltration bid along LoC

Last Updated: Friday, November 9, 2012 - 19:17

Srinagar: Four militants were killed when Army on Friday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of North Kashmir.

The armed militants trying to sneak into the Kashmir Valley in the early hours from across the border were killed by troopers in Keran sector, about 150 km from here, an Army spokesman said.

Army troops guarding the LoC noticed a group of militants and challenged them.

The ultras opened fire and in the ensuing gunfight, four infiltrators were killed, the spokesman said.

Security operation is still in progress and further details are awaited, the spokesman said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, November 9, 2012 - 19:17

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