Jammu & Kashmir

Militant tried to cross LoC in Kupwara, killed in joint Op: Police

An armed forces personnel stands deployed in JK's border area near Line of Control. [FPK File Photo/ Vikar Syed].

Kupwara: A joint team of armed forces killed a militant after he tried to cross Line of Control in Jumagunf area of Keran sector in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said on Monday.

In a post on X, formerly Twitter, Kashmir Zone Police said that the joint operation commenced yesterday during which a militant was killed.

“In a joint operation that commenced yesterday, Army and Kupwara Police have successfully foiled an infiltration attempt in Jumagund area of Keran sector in which one terrorist has been killed. Search operation continues,” police said.

This comes two days after a ‘major infiltration bid was foiled’ along the Line of Control in Machil Sector in which five militants were killed.

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