J&K: Jawan, three militants killed in anti-infiltration operation in Kupwara

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: September 24, 2018 3:24:51 pm

The anti-infiltration op was launched by security forces after they noticed suspicious movement along the LoC on Sunday. (Representational)

A soldier was killed and three militants were gunned down Monday by security forces in an ongoing anti-infiltration operation in Kupwara district of Jammu & Kashmir along the Line of Control (LoC). Two militants were killed last night in the same operation.

“Three more terrorists have been killed today as the Army foiled an infiltration attempt along the LoC in Tangdhar sector (in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district),” PTI quoted an Army spokesman as saying. “One gallant soldier has been martyred in the operation,” the spokesman said, adding the operation is in progress.

The anti-infiltration operation was launched by security forces after they noticed suspicious movement along the LoC on Sunday. The infiltration bid comes at a time of increasing tensions along the LoC with India rejecting Pakistan’s proposal for holding talks along the sidelines of UNGA.

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