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Infiltration bid foiled; three militants killed

PTI Srinagar | Updated on January 17, 2018 Published on August 21, 2016
Jawans patrol near the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector of J&K's Kupwara district. File photo

Jawans patrol near the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector of J&K's Kupwara district. File photo

Army today foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of Kashmir, killing three militants who were involved in an attack on a BSF post in the area two days ago.

“Army foiled an infiltration bid in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district. Three terrorists have been killed in the operation,” an army official said.

He said the slain militants were involved in the attack on a BSF post in Tangdhar sector on August 19 in which three jawans of the force were injured.

“Three weapons and other war-like stores have been recovered from the scene of the gunbattle,” the official said adding the combing operation was still in progress.

Published on August 21, 2016
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