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3 militants killed in Kupwara


Srinagar, August 21

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

“The 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 August 19 in which three jawans of the force were injured.

“Three weapons and other war-like stores have been recovered from the scene of the gun battle,” the official said, adding that a combing operation is still under way.

In June, the Army had foiled an infiltration bid by killing two militants in Tangdhar sector near the Line of Control.

It was the second such infiltration bid foiled by the security forces along the LoC in Kashmir in three days.

The Northlines is an independent source on the Web for news, facts and figures relating to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh and its neighbourhood.


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