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Army foils infiltration bid in J-K’s Nowgam, soldier and 3 militants dead

The infiltration bid took place along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowgam sector.

india Updated: Jun 10, 2017 00:47 IST
Abhishek Saha
Abhishek Saha
Hindustan Times, Srinagar
Soldiers stand guard near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.
Soldiers stand guard near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.(PTI File Photo)
         

A soldier was killed as the army foiled an infiltration bid on Thursday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowgam sector, a spokesperson said.

Three militants were also killed during the infiltration bid, the spokesperson said, adding that operations are on in the area. Weapons and warlike stores were recovered from the slain militants.

On Wednesday, three militants were gunned down in Machhil sector near the LoC in north Kashmir. Three weapons were recovered from them.

First Published: Jun 08, 2017 10:41 IST

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