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Infiltration bid foiled by security forces in Kupwara district

ANI  |  Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] 

The security forces on Friday foiled an infiltration bid by a group of terrorists from across the border in the area of district.

More details are awaited in this regard.

This comes amid Centre's decision of suspending operations against terrorists in the valley during the month of Ramzan.

The has said the decision has been taken to help the "peace-loving Muslims observe Ramzan in a peaceful environment".

However, it clarified that the security forces "reserve the right to retaliate if attacked or if essential to protect the lives of innocent people".

Today, four civilians and a (BSF) jawan were killed after Rangers violated ceasefire and shelled villages in the two sectors along the Line of Control in

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 20:30 IST