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J&K: Militant infiltration foiled by India Army at Kupwara, Tangdhar sector

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 11 February 2017, 5:47 IST

Indian Army, on 12 October, foiled an infiltration bid by militants from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir

"An infiltration bid was foiled by Army in Tangdhar sector," an Army official said.

He said an operation has been launched and further details are awaited.

Meanwhile, two terrorists were reportedly killed as the gun battle among security forces and terrorists entered the third day on 12 October. The security forces have managed to enter one portion of the building but are proceeding cautiously as one more militant might be holed up inside a government building in Pampore area on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.

The security forces are currently making efforts to flush out the terrorists as the operation has been on for the past 52 hours. The bodies of the two militants killed in the operation, which has now been going on for over 50 hours, have been recovered.

First published: 12 October 2016, 3:09 IST
 
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