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Army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir, 2 militants killed

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Two militants were killed today as the foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Machhil sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, defence officials said here.

"An infiltration bid has been foiled in Machhil sector and two terrorists have been killed," defence spokesman Col. Rajesh Kalia said.

He said troops noticed suspicious movement along the and challenged the intruders, leading to a gunfight in which the two militants were killed.

Weapons have been recovered from the slain militants, the spokesman said.

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First Published: Sat, September 16 2017. 10:28 IST