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J&K: Security forces foil infiltration bid near LoC in Kupwara; Two terrorists killed


In Jammu and Kashmir, security forces have foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district. Two terrorists were killed in the incident and a huge cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered yesterday. Police said the terrorists were trying to infiltrate the LoC near Tekri Nar area of Machil sector.

Based on intelligence input of likely infiltration in Machil Sector of Kupwara district, troops were put on high alert and joint ambushes of Police and Army were laid. Two armed infiltrators were observed approaching the LoC near Tekri Nar taking advantage of bad weather. Both the infiltrators were challenged and engaged in a fierce firefight. Both the terrorists were eliminated.

Security forces have also recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition including two AK-47 rifles, six AK magazines, 53 AK-rounds, four hand grenades, two Pistols, two Pistol Magazines, and 35 Pistol Rounds. Pakistani currency notes were also recovered from the possession of the killed terrorists. (AIR NEWS)

429 Days ago