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India3 militants killed as troops foil infiltration bid in Kashmir

3 militants killed as troops foil infiltration bid in Kashmir


3 militants killed as troops foil infiltration bid in

Srinagar: Army on November 10 foiled an infiltration bid by militants in Rampur sector of Uri in Baramulla District along the Line of Control (LoC), killing three militants while a senior Army officer was injured in the gun battle, reports Daily Excelsior. Sources further said that rest of the members of the group are believed to have fled back to Pakistan. However, Army has continued search operation in the area.

The Army recovered the dead bodies and arms and ammunition and other things. The recoveries included one AK-47 rifle, three magazines, 62 rounds of ammunition, 7 UBGL grenades, one hand grenade, two I-Com radio sets, 3 antenna, one sophisticated communication equipment, 3 GPS devices, one binocular,  two trip flares, six rucksacks, one pouch, 4 small bags, Rs 10, 000 cash, six jackets, six woollen caps, six shawls, 15 pairs of gloves, 13 pair of socks, three big lighters, six bottles 750 ml white liquid, nine small bottle of brown colour liquid, 2 T-shirts, 5 thermocot uppers, two under wear and two hand warmers, 22 packets of ration, 5 packets of tissue paper, 24 packets of dry fruit, 7 packets of dry roti, 12 rechargeable cells, one charger, two kitchen knife kits, one folding knife, one tourniquet, medicine, four walking sticks, two wire cutters, five boxes of fuel tablets, three face creams,  one USB cable and two diaries.

By the recovery of incendiary ammunition from the dead militants, Army believed that these militants were tasked to carry out Uri type attack in which they set ablaze the Army at Uri Brigade headquarter on September 18, 2016, in which 19 troopers were killed.

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