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Three militants killed as army foils infiltration bid in J-K’s Machhil sector

Three militants were killed in the gunfight

india Updated: Jun 06, 2018 09:53 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Srinagar
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Three militants were killed after army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control  in Macchil sector of Jammu and Kashmir.(HT File Photo)

The Army on Wednesday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Macchil sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing three militants.

Troops noticed suspicious movement along the LoC in Macchil sector in Kupwara district and challenged the infiltrators, an Army official said.

Three militants were killed in the ensuing gunfight, he said, adding search operations were on in the area.

First Published: Jun 06, 2018 09:38 IST