Army on Sunday have foiled an infiltration bid in Keran sector of Kupwara in north Kashmir, killing five militants.
Troops noticed suspicious movement along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector in Kupwara district, over 150 kms from Srinagar and challenged the infiltrators, an Army official said here.
“Terrorists attempting to infiltrate were killed in Keran sector. The operation is in progress,” defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said.
The search operations were continuing the area, the official said.