Kashmir infiltration bid foiled, militant killed

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Srinagar, March 3 (IANS) The army on Thursday killed an armed militant while he was trying to sneak in from the Pakistani side of the Line of Control, thus foiling an infiltration bid in the Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said.

“The army today (Thursday) foiled an infiltration bid by militants from across the LoC in Keran sector of north Kashmir Kupwara district,” a defence source told IANS here.

“One terrorist has been killed in this operation. But our two soldiers also sustained injuries. We also recovered a weapon,” added the source.

The identity of the slain militant and his group has not been ascertained so far, the spokesman said.

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