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Army foils infiltration bid in Srinagar

September 05, 2012 15:24 IST

A soldier and a terrorist were killed as Army foiled an infiltration bid near the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district in Kashmir, a defence spokesman said in Jammu on Wednesday.

"An infiltration bid was foiled in Tangdhar sector on Tuesday night. One terrorist was killed while another managed to flee back across the LoC in an injured condition," Defence spokesman Lt Colonel J S Brar said.

He said a soldier was also killed in the gunbattle with the infiltrators.  Lt Col Brar said this was the second infiltration bid in Kashmir Valley in last three days.

The army on Sunday foiled a bid by militants to sneak into the Valley from Uri sector of Baramulla district but there were no reports of any casualty in the operation.

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