Search operation continues for third day near LoC

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(Agencies)

Srinagar :Search operation continued for the third successive day on Tuesday in the woods near the Line of Control (LoC) in the frontier district of Kupwara, where two infiltrators were killed when troops foiled a Border Action Team (BAT) attempt to strike a forward Indian post on Sunday.

“With the first light on Tuesday morning, security forces resumed search operation in the dense woods near the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector despite hard weather conditions and difficult terrain,” official sources said.

They said the operation was launched after troops foiled a major BAT attempt to strike a forward Indian post along the LoC in Naugam sector in Kupwara by killing two infiltrators on Sunday.

They said that the operation was suspended on Monday night due to darkness.
[UNI)

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