2 militants killed in Kupwara district as army foils infiltration attempt along LoC

  • | Saturday | 11th July, 2020

Two militants were killed on Saturday as the Army foiled an infiltration attempt along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesperson said.

Two militants were killed on Saturday as the Army foiled an infiltration attempt along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesperson said.

“Early morning today, a suspicious moment was detected by own troops at Nowgam sector in Kupwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district along the Line of Control (LoC). Own forces swiftly launched an ambush, resulting in the killing of two militants. Two AK-47 and war like stores recovered. Details to follow,” Defence spokesman in Srinagar, Colonel Rajesh Kalia.

On June 30, the army had said that an infiltration bid was foiled at Parkian Gali sector in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on the intervening night of June 29 and June 30 when a group of 6-8 militants, in two groups tried to sneak in.

The troops swiftly launched an ambush which led to the killing of the two militants, he said, adding that two AK-47 rifles and war-like stores were seized from the spot.



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