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J&K: Militant killed as Army foils infiltration bid, operation underway

Srinagar: A militant was on Sunday killed as the Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Machil sector in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Troops guarding the LoC noticed suspicious movement along the LoC and immediately challenged the intruders.

In the ensuing firefight, one militant was killed. “An infiltration bid was foiled in Machil sector on Sunday. One terrorist has been killed,” a Defence spokesman said here.

He added the operation is in progress.

ANI