Srinagar: Five suspected militants were killed when army troops Friday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector in north Kashmir district of Baramulla, army said.
According to defence PRO Col Rajesh Kalia troops noticed a group of militants sneaking into this side of border from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) at Uri sector in Baramulla.
“Militants opened indiscriminate firing with automatic weapons. The troopers retaliated ensuing in an encounter resulting in the killing of five infiltrators,” defence sources said.
They said that operation was going on in the sector against more possible “infiltrators”.