Kupwara: Two militants have been killed in Tangdar sector along the Line of Control, army said Monday.
An army spokesman said Monday evening that an infiltration bid was foiled, during which two militants have been killed, and the operation was under process.
A search operation launched by the army in the dense woods along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdar sector of frontier Kupwara district entered its second day on Sunday.
Earlier, official sources said the militants gave slip to the forces and hid themselves in the forest area after a brief contact was established.
On Saturday, the army’s 20 Jat regiment posted along the LoC at Eagle Post detected suspicious movement of a group of militants, after which several army units including para-commandos launched a massive search operation in the sector.