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5 Terrorists Shot Dead, Infiltration Bid Foiled In Kashmir: Army

The infiltration attempts from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir were made in Rampur sector in Baramulla district and Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district

The Army said jawans are still looking for terrorists who may be hiding in the area (File)

Srinagar: The Army today killed five terrorists while foiling two infiltration bids along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The infiltration attempts from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir were made in Rampur sector in Baramulla district and Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district.


"An infiltration bid was foiled today by alert soldiers along the LoC in Rampur sector of Baramulla district," a defence spokesman said.

He said two terrorists were killed and two rifles were recovered from them. A search operation was still in progress. Earlier, the Army foiled an infiltration bid by terrorists in Tangdhar sector.

An Army official said the soldiers saw some suspicious movement near the LoC and challenged them. "An exchange of fire took place between the sides," he said, adding three terrorists were killed in the gunfight.

Three rifles were recovered from the scene of the gunbattle, he said, adding the operation was still on.
 
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