Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Kashmir, kills three militants

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

PTI August 21, 2016 13:09:13 IST
Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Kashmir, kills three militants

Srinagar: Army on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control 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 19 August 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.

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