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LoC gunbattle: 6 foreign militants, 3 jawans killed

Last updated on: June 28, 2010 23:18 IST

Six armed foreign terrorists were killed on Monday and three Armymen lost their lives in a fierece gunbattle that broke out along the Line of Control (LOC) in Kupwara sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Acting on a tip off, troops picked up the movement of a group of infiltrating militants in 104 forward location along LoC in Kupwara belt and launched an operation, triggering the encounter, a senior Army official at Udhampur-based Northern Command told PTI.

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