Four militants killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir

Army today foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Naugam sector of Kashmir, killing four militants.

Published: 11th September 2016 02:08 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th September 2016 03:35 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

SRINAGAR: Army today foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Naugam sector of Kashmir, killing four militants.

"Alert soldiers posted along the Line of Control in Naugam sector noticed some suspicious movement and challenged the intruders," an army official said.

The militants opened fire at positions of security forces which was "effectively retaliated", triggering a gunbattle, he said.

Four militants were killed and a war-like store recovered from the scene of the gunbattle, the official said. The operation is still in progress.

CRPF said 19 of its personnel were injured in stone pelting incidents in the Valley since yesterday.

"19 CRPF personnel injured & 01 CRPF vehicle damaged in 24 stone pelting incident involving the Forces in the Kashmir valley in past 24 hrs," the force said in a tweet.

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