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2 jawans martyred as army foils infiltration bid in J&K

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May 20, 2017 20:57

The army on Saturday foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control in north Kashmir's Naugam sector. Two soldiers and two terrorists were killed in the operation, which is still underway.

Officials said the army engaged a group of infiltrators near Naugam sector in Kupwara district and gunned down two terrorists in the ensuing gunbattle.

"In an operation to foil infiltration, two jawans made the supreme sacrifice in Naugam, Kupwara. Two terrorists were also killed in the encounter," the army spokesperson said, adding that the operation is still underway.

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