No militant entered India through Keran in Sep-Oct: Antony

Altogether 11 militants were killed in Keran sector this year and 28 in total were eliminated in various sectors of the state, the Union defence minister said.

hidden December 18, 2013 18:53:01 IST
 No militant entered India through Keran in Sep-Oct: Antony

New Delhi: No militant could infiltrate into Kashmir Valley through Keran sector in September and October during the fierce gunfight that had broken out between them and Army when they had tried to sneak into the state from Pakistani side, Parliament was informed today.

Altogether 11 militants were killed in Keran sector this year and 28 in total were eliminated in various sectors of the state as Army foiled their infiltration attempts, Defence Minister AK Antony said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.

 No militant entered India through Keran in SepOct Antony

Fighting the militants. PTI

Giving details of the number of infiltrating militants killed by Army in various sectors of the Valley during the year, he said three of them were killed in Naugam, one in Gurez, four in Machhal and five in Tangdhar.

Three were killed in Bhimber Gali and one of them was killed in Poonch sector, both of which come under Jammu division, Antony said.

PTI

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