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Army foils infiltration bid along LoC, kills four militants

Troops noticed a group of heavily-armed militants along the LoC late last night. The intruders were challenged and in the subsequent gunbattle, which continued through the night, four militants were killed.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2010 10:00 AM IST

Four militants were killed as Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Nowgam sector, a defence spokesperson said today.

Troops noticed a group of heavily-armed militants along the LoC late last night. The intruders were challenged and in the subsequent gunbattle, which continued through the night, four militants were killed, the spokesperson said.

The operation was still on when last reports came in, the spokesperson added.

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