Five terrorists shot dead by troops in J&K

Four were shot near the Line of Control in northern Kashmir while the fifth terrorist was killed in south of the state.

india Updated: Sep 21, 2006 19:17 IST

Five suspected terroristswere shot dead by troops in Jammu and Kashmir onThursday during patrols near the ceasefire line, the police and army said.

Four of the rebels were killed near the heavily-militarised Line of Control, a police spokesman said.

The fifthterrorist was killed by army and police forces in the south of the state, also along the Line of Control, army spokesman Colonel Hemant Joneja said.

First Published: Sep 21, 2006 18:34 IST