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Kashmir: Army foils infiltration bid

PTI  Srinagar, September 05, 2012
First Published: 14:50 IST(5/9/2012) | Last Updated: 14:51 IST(5/9/2012)

A soldier and a militant were killed as Army foiled an infiltration bid near the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district in Kashmir, a defence spokesman said in Srinagar on Wednesday.


"An infiltration bid was foiled in Tangdhar sector last night. One terrorist was killed while another managed to flee back across the LoC in an injured condition," Defence spokesman Lt Colonel J S Brar said.

He said a soldier was also killed in the gunbattle with the infiltrators.

Lt Col Brar said this was the second infiltration bid in Kashmir Valley in last three days.

Army on Sunday foiled a bid by militants to sneak into the Valley from Uri sector of Baramulla district but there were no reports of any casualty in the operation.

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