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  India   All India  23 Jul 2017  1 militant killed as Army foils infiltration bid in J&K's Machil; operation underway

1 militant killed as Army foils infiltration bid in J&K's Machil; operation underway

PTI
Published : Jul 23, 2017, 12:45 pm IST
Updated : Jul 23, 2017, 12:45 pm IST

Troops guarding the LoC noticed suspicious movement along the LoC and immediately challenged the intruders.

Representational Image. (Photo: File/PTI)
 Representational Image. (Photo: File/PTI)

Srinagar: A militant was on Sunday killed as the Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Machil sector in north Kashmir s Kupwara district.

Troops guarding the LoC noticed suspicious movement along the LoC and immediately challenged the intruders.

In the ensuing firefight, one militant was killed.

"An infiltration bid was foiled in Machil sector today. One terrorist has been killed," a Defence spokesman said in Srinagar.

He said the operation is in progress.

Tags: infiltration attempt, kashmir unrest, indian army, line of control
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar