Soldier Martyred In Fight Against Infiltrators In Kashmir


Srinagar: A soldier was killed on Monday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district when the army battled guerrillas who tried to sneak in from Pakistan.

Defence ministry sources told IANS here that a group of heavily armed terrorists tried to breach the LoC to sneak into India in Keran sector, triggering a fierce battle.

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“A soldier has been martyred in the ongoing operation,” an official said, adding, “The infiltration bid has been foiled.”