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J&K: Security forces foil infiltration bid along Line of Control in Uri, two militants believed dead

The Army is maintaining a tight cordon in the area and efforts are on to recover the bodies

PTI Srinagar Published 22.06.24, 09:18 PM
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Two militants were believed to be killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday, officials said.

Army personnel noticed suspicious movement along the LoC in the Gohallan area of north Kashmir's Uri sector, the officials said.

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On being challenged, the militants opened fire, inviting a retaliation by the Army, the officials said.

They said there was an exchange of fire for sometime which has now stopped.

Two militants are believed to have been killed, but their bodies have not been recovered yet as the area is on the LoC, the officials said.

The Army is maintaining a tight cordon in the area and efforts are on to recover the bodies, they added.

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