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JK: Infiltration bid foiled again in Tangdhar sector

Updated: Aug 25, 2016 18:05 IST

Srinagar [India], Aug. 25 (ANI): Security forces foiled yet another infiltration bid by a group of terrorists in Tangdhar sector of border district of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir today.

Security forces fired at the unidentified persons who were attempting to cross the LoC and in the gun battle that ensued, at least one jawan was reportedly injured.

The alert troops fired at group of terrorists trying to infiltrate, forcing them to flee back.

Meanwhile, a search operation is being conducted to ensure that no untoward elements are still active in the area.

Last week, the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar by killing three militants.

The three militants, according to army, were involved in recent attack on BSF post in the sector in which three border guards were injured.

Army and BSF have increased vigil along LoC and International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir to foil infiltration attempts by militants from across the border. (ANI)