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J&K: Militant killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Uri

A militant was killed on Tuesday as the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir.


By   |  Updated On : September 26, 2017 08:43 AM
J&K: Militant killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Uri

J&K: Militant killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Uri

New Delhi :  

A militant was killed on Tuesday as the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.

"An infiltration bid has been eliminated in general areaZorawar of Uri sector. One terrorist has been killed," an Army official said.

He said a weapon has been recovered from the site of the encounter. The operation is on and further details areawaited, the official added.

On Monday, security forces resumed the anti-militancy operation, which was launched , following information about presence of more militants in the area.

"We have recovered body of another militant, which takes the number of militants killed in the operation to four," an Army official had said.

"The operation resumed this morning after there were reports of more militants hiding in the area," the official had said.

Also Read | J&K: Security forces resume anti-militancy operations in Uri

He said the area of operation was expanded to ensure that no militants get away from the security forces' cordon.

Three Pakistani militants were killed in the gunbattle with security forces in Kalgai area of Uri on Sunday. Three civilians and a soldier were injured in the operation.

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

First Published: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 08:10 AM
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