Srinagar: Army on Sunday claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid on LoC by killing one militant in Machil area of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Quoting an official, Global News Service (GNS) reported that suspicious movement of some unidentified persons was detected by a patrolling party near Line of Control fence in Machil Sector on intervening night of 7-8.
Militants trying to infiltrate were intercepted by the security forces and a brief gunfight ensued, the official said.
During brief exchange of firing, one militant was killed. One AK-rifle & 2 bags were from his possession.
Operation was going on till this report was being filed. GNS