Infiltration bid foiled in Kashmir, 3 militants killed
Lt Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that troops guarding Line of Control (LoC) noticed a group of militants sneaking into this side from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) in Gurez sector under the cover of darkness early this morning.
When asked to surrender, the infiltrators resorted to indiscriminate firing with automatic weapons, he said, adding that troops also retaliated and in the encounter, three militants have been killed so far.
The operation was still going on when the reports last came in, Col Kalia said.
Additional security forces were rushed and entire forest area has been sealed to foil any militant attempt to escape. (UNI)