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Indian Army neutralises 2 terrorists in Uri sector of Jammu & Kashmir

In the last 48 hours, Army has killed 7 terrorists and foiled 6 infiltration bids

ANI  |  Srinagar 

Indian Army neutralises 2 terrorists in Uri sector of Jammu & Kashmir

The continued to thwart the stream of cross-border infiltration, as two were gunned down today along the Line of Control (LoC) at of Jammu and Kashmir.

Meanwhile, a counter-terror operation led by 4 JaK Rif (Para) is underway, as attempts are being made to sanitise the area and take down untoward elements.

In the last 48 hours, the has killed seven and foiled six infiltration bids.

"In the last 48 hours, infiltration attempts have been foiled at the Gurez, Machhil, Naugam and Uri sectors. Seven armed intruders have been eliminated so far," said the army in a statement.

Three were killed in Naugam sector on Thursday, while four were killed in the Machhil sector on Wednesday.

Also, two jawans were injured early Thursday morning in an encounter in Uri district where at least five terrorists tried to infiltrate the border but the Army foiled their attempt.

The Army statement said the intruders were being provided active support, including covering fire (heavy calibre artillery) by Pakistani army posts on the to assist them to enter the Kashmir Valley.

More details to follow.

First Published: Fri, June 09 2017. 17:51 IST