Infiltration bid foiled along LoC, militant killed

An encounter broke out between the security forces and militants along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir in which an ultra was killed.

Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010, 13:50 PM IST

Jammu: An encounter broke out between the security forces and militants along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir in which an ultra was killed.

Acting on a tip off, army troops and police launched a cordon and search operation close to the LoC in Veerbadeswar forward area in Kerni belt of Rajouri district to track down a group of infiltrating militants early this morning, Rajouri Senior Superintendent of Police Ramesh Jalla said.
During the search of the area, the encounter took place in which one militant was killed, he said.

The encounter was still going on as it is suspected that some more militants are hiding in the area, he said.
One AK rifle, five magazine, five grenades and some medicines have been recovered from the spot, SSP said.

PTI