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5 militants killed as Army foils infiltration bid: official

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

The Army today foiled a major infiltration attempt by militants to cross over from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) into the Machhil sector by killing five ultras.

"A major infiltration bid was foiled today in the Machhil sector by alert troops," a defence spokesman said here.

He said five militants were killed in the operation which was going on when reports last came in.

During the search, five weapons have been recovered by the Army, the spokesman said.

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First Published: Mon, August 07 2017. 20:22 IST