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Infiltration bid foiled in J-K’s Keran sector

The Army foiled an infiltration bid of militants along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

india Updated: Oct 10, 2017 12:11 IST
Press Trust of India
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Press Trust of India, Srinagar
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Indian Army jawans patrolling at the Line of Control (LOC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.(PTI File Photo)

The Army said on Tuesday it has foiled an infiltration bid of militants along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Search operations are going on in the area.

“An infiltration bid was foiled by the Army in Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district last night,” a defence spokesman said here.

The spokesman said during the searches this morning, soldiers recovered two AK rifles, four magazines, 60 rounds, one pistol and other war-like stores.

First Published: Oct 10, 2017 12:11 IST