Militant infiltration bid foiled in Kashmir

The Army on Wednesday foiled an attempt by militants who tried to sneak into India from Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

IANS| Last Updated: Aug 26, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Srinagar: The Army on Wednesday foiled an attempt by militants who tried to sneak into India from Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

"The Army intercepted a group of militants in Toot Mar Gali of Nowgam sector in Kupwara who had probably infiltrated into the Indian side of the LoC (Line of Control)," a police officer told a news agency here.

He said the militants were challenged by Indian soldiers following which the militants also fired, triggering a gunfight.