J&K: Army Kills Three Militants, Foils Infiltration Bid Along LoC


The Army on Wednesday killed three militants and foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

Army noticed suspicious movement along the LoC in Macchil sector in Kupwara district and challenged the infiltrators, an official said. Three militants were killed in the ensuing gunfight, he said, adding search operations were on in the area.

The incident of infiltration comes a day after militants attacked an army camp in J&K’s Bandipora district.

On Tuesday evening, militants attacked the camp of 13 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) in Hajin area of Bandipora.

“Army retaliated the militants’ fire and heavy firing exchanges happened in the area.”

Four to six militants came from two sides of army camp and Hajin police station and fired eight rounds of Under barrel Grenade Launcher, an official said.