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Infiltration bid foiled near LoC, 5 soldiers injured; gunfight on

india Updated: Jun 14, 2016 22:32 IST
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There is an ongoing exchange of fire with the suspected militants in which five soldiers were wounded, the offcial added. (Shutterstock)


Five soldiers were injured in an ongoing encounter near the Line of Control (LoC) with a group of suspected militants who were intercepted by the Army when they were trying to infiltrate from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on Tuesday.

The infiltrators were attempting to sneak in through the Macchil sector of Kupwara district of Kashmir when they were confronted by the army, an official said in Srinagar.

There was an exchange of fire with the suspected militants in which five soldiers were wounded, the offcial added. The operation is ongoing, he added.

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