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One infiltrator killed in Uri, says Army

The operation was still on as army had reports of more militants hiding in the area.

Written by Mir Ehsan | Srinagar | Updated: July 4, 2015 1:09:21 am
Indian Army, infiltration in Uri, Uri in J&K, militant infiltration in J&K, Jammu and Kashmir, J&K news, militancy in J&K, LoC infiltration The Indian Army on Friday claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid in North Kashmir’s Uri sector

The ARMY on Friday claimed an infiltrator was killed and another injured in a gunfight on the Line of Control close to the fence in Uri sector.

The operation was still on as army had reports of more militants hiding in the area.

Troops on the LoC had noticed movement of militants near Torna post in the wee hours of Friday, who officials said were trying to infiltrate into the Boniyar area of Baramulla through Hapathkai Nala.

Defence spokesman Lt Col N N Joshi said a gun battle took place between the heavily armed infiltrators and the soldiers of SIKH LI regiment, in which one militant was killed and another injured.

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