INFILTRATION BID

4 militants killed as Army foils infiltration bid

Pak-army-sol (File) The militants opened fire at positions of security forces which was "effectively retaliated", triggering a gunbattle

Army on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Naugam sector of Kashmir, killing four militants.

"Alert soldiers posted along the Line of Control in Naugam sector noticed some suspicious movement and challenged the intruders," an army official said.

The militants opened fire at positions of security forces which was "effectively retaliated", triggering a gunbattle, he said.

Four militants were killed and a war-like store recovered from the scene of the gunbattle, the official said. The operation is still in progress.

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