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Infiltration foiled on LoC, two terrorists killed

IANS  |  Jammu 

The killed two militants in a gunfight on the (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's district on Thursday, foiling an infiltration bid from Pakistan, military sources said.

"Alert troops noticed suspicious movements in Balakote area early on Thursday," a source said. "A brief firing exchange took place between the troops and the terrorists. Two intruding terrorists were killed while a is going on."

The on Wednesday violated the 2003 ceasefire in Nowshera sector of the LoC in district.

"They violated the ceasefire around 7 p.m. using small arms, automatics and mortars. But our positions retaliated effectively and strongly," the source added.



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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 20:20 IST