Army foils infiltration bid, kills two militants

Jammu, Jan 11 (IANS) Two infiltrating militants were killed on Wednesday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district as the army foiled an infiltration bid, said defence sources.

A group of heavily-armed militants was challenged by alert troops on the Indian side of the LoC Wednesday morning, but opened fire instead, triggering a gunfight in which two of the intruders were killed, said the sources.

“The infiltration bid has been foiled,” said a source.

Reports from the area said Pakistan Army had provided covering fire to facilitate the infiltration.

–IANS

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