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Pak's BAT attack on Army foiled; 2 Terrorists killed

Last Modified Friday, 26 May 2017 (17:32 IST)
Srinagar: Two infiltrators of Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) were killed when alert troops foiled an attack on an Army patrol near the Line of Control (LoC) in district. Defence Ministry spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia told UNI that heavily armed gunmen sneaked into this side at Gulhata post in Uri sector in Baramulla in the wee hours and tried to ambush an Army patrol. However, he said alert troops retaliated which resulted in a brief encounter.
 

Two infiltrators were killed in the exchange of fire, he said, adding a massive search operation has been launched and additional troops were rushed from nearby camps to foil any attempt by militants to escape. The deceased were later identified as members of of Pakistan. Bodies of two soldiers were mutilated by Pakistan BAT in Jammu region early this month. Four militants and three soldiers were killed in an in Nowgam sector near in Kupwara district on May 21. Body of another was recovered in the woods of Kupwara along with arms and ammunition on May 24. (UNI)
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