Militant killed along LoC in JK’s Poonch, Op on: Army

Armed forces personnel stands deployed near Line of Control in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/ Vikar Syed]

Poonch: Army on Thursday claimed to have killed a militant along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector.

Defense Spokesman in a statement said that the alert Indian army personnel observed suspicious movement of some individuals along the Line of Control in the Poonch sector (J&K), wherein they were trying to infiltrate across the Line of Control, into the Indian side.

“The alert troops challenged the infiltrators and the militants fired on the troops . In the ensuing fire fight, One militant body has been recovered along with two AK-47 rifles, one Pistol and other war like stores,” the statement said as it quotes the spokesperson.

He added that the operation continues and the search of the area is under progress.

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