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One militant killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Uri

A weapon was recovered from the encounter site; operation underway, said an Army official.

india Updated: Sep 26, 2017 08:23 IST
Press Trust of India, Srinagar
Kashmir militancy,Indo-Pak relations,Uri Sector
Indian army soldiers at the army base, which was attacked by suspected rebels in Uri, in September 2016. (AP File Photo)

A militant was killed on Tuesday as the Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

“An infiltration bid has been eliminated in general area Zorawar of Uri sector. One terrorist has been killed,” an Army official said.

He said a weapon has been recovered from the site of the encounter. The operation is on and further details are awaited, the official added.

On September 20, the Border Security Force (BSF) had killed two infiltrators in the Ajnala sector in Amritsar. An AK-47 assault rifle, a pistol and over two dozen bullet rounds were recovered.

First Published: Sep 26, 2017 08:22 IST