Army kills three militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez sector, foils infiltration bid along LoC

The army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector of north Kashmir's Bandipora district, killing three militants.

PTI July 27, 2017 12:32:04 IST
Army kills three militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez sector, foils infiltration bid along LoC

Srinagar: The army on Wednesday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector of north Kashmir's Bandipora district, killing three militants.

Army kills three militants in Jammu and Kashmirs Gurez sector foils infiltration bid along LoC

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According to a defence spokesperson, the troops noticed suspicious movement along the LoC and challenged the intruders which led to a firefight.

"An infiltration bid has been foiled in Gurez sector. Three terrorists have been killed," he said.

"The operation against terrorists is still on," Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said at 11.45 am.

On Sunday, security forces killed a militant was killed after an infiltration bid was foiled along the Line of Control in Machil sector in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

In 2017, the Indian Army has foiled a total of 22 infiltration bids along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, and 38 armed intruders have been eliminated in such operations,

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