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Army guns down two terrorists to foil infiltration bid along LoC in J-K's Machil sector

Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid in Machil sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district by gunning down two terrorists on Saturday. As per the latest reports, a huge stash of arms has been recovered and the search operation is currently underway in the region.


  |  Updated On : September 16, 2017 12:18 PM
Security Forces - File photo

Security Forces - File photo

New Delhi :  

Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid in Machil sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district by gunning down two terrorists on Saturday. As per the latest reports, a huge stash of arms has been recovered and the search operation is currently underway in the region. Identities of the neutralized terrorists have not been ascertained as of now.

“Two terrorists have been killed. Alert troops of the Army foiled the infiltration bid. Weapons and warlike stores have been recovered from the slain terrorists,” Defence Ministry sources were quoted as saying by IANS.

The infiltration bid comes in the midst of a series of ceasefire violation cases by Pakistan Army. Earlier on Saturday, the Pakistani security forces had violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Arnia Sector. The firing and heavy shelling by the Pakistani troops started at midnight and continued till 6:45 a.m. No casualty has been reported as of yet.

(With Inputs from PTI)

First Published: Saturday, September 16, 2017 12:10 PM

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