Militant killed during infiltration bid in Kupwara, Army says


Srinagar: Army on Sunday claimed to have foiled a infiltration bid by killing one militant in Machil area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

An official said that “suspicious movement of some unidentified persons was detected by the patrolling party near Line of control fence in Machil Sector on intervening night of 7-8”.

He said militants trying to infiltrate were intercepted by the forces and a “brief gunfight ensued”.

During brief exchange of firing one militant was killed and from his possession one AK and 2 bags were recovered, he said.(GNS)

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