Army foils infiltration bid in Kupwara, 2 terrorists killed

Jammu and Kashmir Two suspected militants killed after Army foils infiltration attempt in Kupwara

Jammu and Kashmir Two suspected militants killed after Army foils infiltration attempt in Kupwara

The arrmy on Saturday claimed to have killed two militants in Machil village in north Kashmir's Kupwara district along the Line of Control.

He said weapons and warlike store were recovered from the encounter site. He said the slain were buried in Machil in a local graveyard.

The infiltration bid comes in the midst of scores of cease fire violations being reported by Pakistan. The firing and heavy shelling by the Pakistani troops started at midnight and continued till 6:45 a.m.

The search operation by security forces was suspended for few hours last night due to darkness only to be resumed with the first light this morning in the woods, official sources told UNI.

Meanwhile, Pakistan violated ceasefire violation in Arnia Sector on Saturday.

"The troops deployed along the LoC noticed the movement of militants and fired on them". Earlier in August, the Army killed 5 intruders+ who were attempting to infiltrate from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) into Machhil sector.

However, the Army foiled their bid and neutralised them in the process.

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