Srinagar: At least three infiltrating militants were killed by the Indian army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
According to an army officer, three Pakistani terrorists were killed in a gunfight that erupted after they attacked a counter-insurgency Rashtriya Rifles (RR) camp in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Army official further said, some heavily armed terrorists dressed in army uniform attacked the 30 RR camp situated in Langate town of Kupwara district at 5.10 a.m. on Thursday, but the attack was foiled.
Defence sources said in Srinagar, “Alert troops of the Army challenged a group of heavily armed intruding terrorists in Tumwali Bechak area of Naugam today.”
The army officer said a huge quantity of arms and ammunition and communication devices were recovered from the slain terrorists.
The security personnel are still carrying out combing and search operations.
Earlier, a BSF trooper was killed and another injured on October 3rd, when separatist militants attacked the camp of 47 RR in Janbazpora area of Baramulla town.