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Infiltration bid foiled, two militants killed in Kashmir

Last Modified Saturday, 16 September 2017 (10:42 IST)
Srinagar: Alert troops foiled a major bid when they gunned down two near the Line of Control (LoC) in the frontier district of Kupwara this morning, official sources said. They said troops guarding the noticed a group of militants sneaking into this side from Pakistan occupied (PoK) in under the cover of darkness.
 

However, when challenged and asked to surrender, the militants opened indiscriminate fire with automatic weapons, which was retaliated. Two militants have been killed, initial reports said. The operation was still going on when the reports last came in, they said, adding that additional security forces have been rushed from nearby to further tighten the cordon in the dense forest. (UNI)
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