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Militant killed as BSF foils infiltration bid

IANS  |  Jammu 

A militant was killed on Saturday on the Indian side of the International Border in Jammu region when troopers foiled an infiltration bid.

Police said the troopers at Bobiyan outpost in Kathua district noticed suspicious movement.

"The intruding group of around five militants was challenged, they fled back to Pakistan side, but one intruder was killed by the BSF troopers", police said, adding that the slain militant's identity was yet to be established.

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First Published: Sat, January 14 2017. 19:50 IST
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