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J-K: Security forces foil infiltration bid in Rampur sector; 6 terrorists killed

The Security Forces On Saturday Foiled An Infiltration Bid In Rampur Sector In Jammu And Kashmir. Six Terrorists Were Killed In The Encounter. Search Operations Is Presently In Progress.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 27 May 2017, 11:17:13 AM
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New Delhi:

The security forces on Saturday foiled an Infiltration bid in Rampur sector in Jammu and Kashmir. Six terrorists were killed in the encounter. Search operations is presently in progress.

Troops noticed suspicious movement along the LoC in Rampur sector in the early hours, an army official said.

He said a firefight broke out between the infiltrators and the Army, resulting in elimination of four ultras.

A search operation was going on in the area, the official said.

Earlier on May 20, two terrorists attempting infiltration killed by security forces along Line of Control (LoC) in Nougam in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. Two soldiers also lost their lives in ongoing operation.

On May 15, the security forces had gunned down two suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants in Kupwara, north Kashmir. They were allegedly involved in a suicide attack on an army camp in Panzgam last month.

Also read: J&K: 2 terrorists attempting infiltration into Indian territory killed by Army in Nougam sector; 2 soldiers martyred in operation

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First Published : 27 May 2017, 08:22:00 AM