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Army repulses BAT attack near LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

A BAT team attacked Indian troops near the LoC in the Tangdhar sector, prompting the Army to retaliate.

Reported by: PTI, Srinagar [ Published on: February 23, 2018 17:02 IST ]
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The Army has repulsed an attack by the Border Action Team (BAT), a mix of Pakistani regulars and militants, near the Line of Control in the Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, officials said today.
 
No casualty was reported in the incident that took place last night, they said. 
 
A BAT team attacked Indian troops near the LoC in the Tangdhar sector, prompting the Army to retaliate.
 
The exchange of fire continued for nearly an hour and the attack was effectively repulsed, an Army official said. 

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