08 August 2017

News Story: Indian army says five militants killed on Kashmir LoC

SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The Indian army claimed on Monday it had foiled a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) dividing Kashmir by killing five militants.

The infiltration bid as per Indian army officials was foiled in Machil sector of frontier Kupwara district, about 165 km northwest of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.

According to Indian army spokesman Col. Rajesh Kalia, the group was trying to infiltrate deep inside Indian-controlled Kashmir.

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