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Army foils infiltration bid in Rajouri, militant killed

Army on Thursday foiled an infiltration bid shooting dead a militant in an encounter along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district.

india Updated: Aug 13, 2010 02:49 IST

Army on Thursday foiled an infiltration bid shooting dead a militant in an encounter along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district.

While patrolling LoC in the forward belt of Veerbhadeeshwar in Noushera sector, 150 kms from here, the troops detected some movement and challenged a group of infiltrating militants late this afternoon, police sources said.

Militants fired on the troops and an encounter ensued in which one infiltrating militant was killed, they said, adding, one AK rifle, two magazines and a rucksack carrying various material including ammunition and explosive material has been recovered from the site of the gunbattle.