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Operation on in Poonch, police say one militant killed so far

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By: Tariq Shah VOV


According to the police being quoted by news agencies one militant was killed when the army and paramilitary forces foiled an infiltration bid near the  Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

In a statement, issued to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), a defence spokesperson said that in the early hours today, militants from across the Line of Control made an attempt to infiltrate in Poonch Sector.

“Alert Army troops detected the infiltration bid by effective use of the integrated surveillance grid. On being challenged by Army troops, there ensued a fierce firefight with the militant in which one militant was neutralised and his body along with an AK-47 rifle has been recovered,” the statement reads.

It reads that the operation is still in progress in the area. “This action by alert Army troops displays resolve of Indian Army to thwart any misadventure along the Line of Control,” the  statement further reads.

With inputs from KNO

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