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Militant killed during infiltration bid in Kupwara

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Army man injured on LoC in Rajouri

Srinagar/Rajouri: An unidentified militant was killed when troops foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of north Kashmir on Thursday, an Army official said.

He said the alert troops killed the intruder when they noticed suspicious movement across the LoC in Keran sector.

“Terrorists tried to infiltrate but were intercepted by our troops. One terrorist was killed,” the official said, adding an AK rifle was recovered.

The operation was in progress when the last reports came in, he added.

Meanwhile, an Army man was injured in an anti-personnel landmine explosion on the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district.

Officials said that the incident took place on Wednesday evening when a low intensity anti-personnel landmine went off in Kalal forward area of Nowshera sector.

“The Army man on routine duty got injured in the incident. He has been admitted in the Army’s medical aid facility,” they said, adding, his condition is out of danger.

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