J&K: 3 militants killed in Army camp attack in Kupwara; 3 infiltration bids foiled along LoC

Militants open firing on army camp in Handwara region of Jammu and Kashmir; exchange of fire going on. Attack on : Three militants killed in Army camp attack in Kupwara district.

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The security forces on Thursday neutralised three militants after they attacked an army camp in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

“At around 5 AM, militants opened firing on an army camp at Langate in Kupwara district, which was retaliated by the alert jawans,” an army official said.

He said there was a stand-off firing for about 15-20 minutes. No casualties were reported in the exchange of fire.

“The troops were alert and the attack was foiled,” the official said, adding that a search operation was going on.

Meanwhile, Army also foiled three infiltration bids assisted by Pakistani posts along the Line of Control (LoC).

“Three infiltration bids were foiled in two separate sectors on the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir on the intervening night of October 5-6,” an army official said.

He said while two infiltration bids were foiled in Naugam sector, one such attempt was foiled in Rampur sector.

“The infiltration attempts were assisted by Pakistani posts,” the official added.

Source by dnaindia…

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