‘Infiltration bid foiled in Keran sector’

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Srinagar, May 24: Army on Thursday claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid in Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

A senior army officer based in north Kashmir told GNS that the soldiers manning the fence along Line of Control near Gogledar area challenged the movement of a group of infiltrators who tried to sneak these side today wee hours.

After being challenged, the officer said the infiltrators opened fire triggering off a gunfight which continued for several hours.

Following the gunfight, the group of infiltrators was pushed back, the officer claimed.

SSP  Kupwara Shri Ram Ambarkar also confirmed that the infiltration bid was foiled by army in Gogledara area of Kupwara.

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