The Indian Army on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector of Kashmir, killing three militants who were involved in an attack on a BSF post in the area two days ago.

“Army foiled an infiltration bid in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district. Three terrorists have been killed in the operation,” an army official said.

He said the slain militants were involved in the attack on a BSF post in Tangdhar sector on August 19 in which three jawans of the force were injured.

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“Three weapons and other war-like stores have been recovered from the scene of the gun battle,” the official said adding the combing operation was still in progress.

This was the second such infiltration bid by militants in the past three days. Fortunately, both attempts were foiled by Indian security forces. 

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