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Two militants killed in J&K as Army foils infiltration bid


An Indian army soldiers stands guard following an attack by suspected militants at an army camp in Langate in Kupwara district, about 66 kms from Srinagar on October 6, 2016. Indian soldiers October 6, killed three suspected militants who tried to attack an army base in Indian Kashmir, officers said, the latest incident to have hiked tensions with archrival Pakistan. / AFP PHOTO / STR

Srinagar, Two militants were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday and a huge stash of arms recovered as the Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC).

The militants were killed in Machil sector of the LoC where infiltrators from Pakistan administered Kashmir tried to enter the valley, the Defence Ministry sources said.

“Two terrorists have been killed. Alert troops of the Army foiled the infiltration bid. Weapons and warlike stores have been recovered from the slain terrorists,” the sources said.