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Infiltration bid foiled in Poonch, 2 militants killed: Army

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Infiltration bid foiled in Poonch, 2 militants killed: Army

POONCH: Army on Monday claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid by killing two militants along the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

In a statement issued a defence spokesperson said that in the early hours today, militants from across the Line of Control made an attempt to infiltrate in Poonch Sector.

“Alert Army troops detected the infiltration bid by effective use of the integrated surveillance grid. On being challenged by Army troops, there ensued a fierce firefight with the militant in which one militant was neutralised and his body along with an AK-47 rifle has been recovered,” the statement reads.

It reads that the operation is still in progress in the area. “This action by alert Army troops displays the resolve of the Indian Army to thwart any misadventure along the Line of Control,” the statement further reads. The defence spokesman in another statement said during the continued searches, body of a second militant was seen lying across, taking the number of slain to two in the operation—(KNO)


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Infiltration bid foiled in Poonch, 2 militants killed: Army