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Army foils infiltration bid, kills 3 terrorists in J&K's Baramulla district

The Army Thursday foiled the infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Baramulla district

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Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Army foils infiltration bid
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Three unidentified terrorists were killed in a failed infiltration bid along the in Jammu and Kashmir's district, a defence spokesman said Friday.

The Thursday foiled the infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of district, the spokesman said.

He said alert troops noticed some suspicious movement along the near Tourna in Boniyar area in the early hours of Thursday and challenged the infiltrators.

The infiltrators opened fire towards the positions of the security forces which was retaliated, he said, adding three terrorists were killed in the gunbattle.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain terrorists were not immediately known.

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First Published: Fri, October 19 2018. 11:20 IST