Army today foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district, killing three militants. An official said that 6-Garhwal of Army deployed in the forward area in Tanghdar noticed the movement of a group of infiltrating militants near Baltariyan area. He said that they were challenged by the troops leading to a gun battle in which three infiltrating militants were killed.
Sources said it was a group of at least five militants, which tried to sneak in and three of them were killed and two others managed to flee back to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). Massive searches have been launched in the area.
In the meantime, India and Pakistani troops traded fire along the LoC in Tanghdar sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district in which one civilian was killed and two others were injured.