Army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir, two militants killed

Two militants were killed today as the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Machhil sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, defence officials said here.

Published: 16th September 2017 11:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th September 2017 11:04 AM   |  A+A-

BSF personnel patrolling at the international border on the outskirts of Jammu. (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

SRINAGAR: Two militants were killed today as the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Machhil sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, defence officials said here.

"An infiltration bid has been foiled in Machhil sector and two terrorists have been killed," defence spokesman Col.

Rajesh Kalia said.

He said troops noticed suspicious movement along the LoC and challenged the intruders, leading to a gunfight in which the two militants were killed.

Weapons have been recovered from the slain militants, the spokesman said.

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