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J-K: 2 terrorists killed in Kupwara, war-like stores including AK Rifles recovered

The infiltration bid was foiled today morning (July 19) by alert troops along LOC in Macchal Sector.

Edited By: Arushi Jaiswal Kupwara Updated on: July 19, 2023 11:22 IST
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Image Source : PTI The infiltration bid was foiled along LOC in Macchal Sector.

Atleast two terrorists were killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Machhal sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara on Wednesday morning (July 19). The terrorists were eliminated in a joint operation launched by the Indian Army, Border Security Force (BSF) and Jammu and Kashmir Police. 

War-like stores recovered

The security forces also recovered arms and ammunition including four AK Rifles, six hand grenades and other war-like stores.  “In a Joint Operation launched by #IndianArmy, @BSF_India & @JmuKmrPolice, an infiltration bid was foiled today morning by alert troops along LOC in Macchal Sector, Kupwara. 02 x Terrorists eliminated & 04 x AK Rifles, 06 x Hand Grenades & other war-like stores have been recovered. Ops in progress,” the Indian Army's Chinar Corps said in a tweet.

Meanwhile, the Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet said that the two dead bodies have been recovered and the search operation in the area is still in progress. 

"In a joint operation carried by Army, Kupwara Police & BSF,  two terrorists have been killed in Machhal sector in an operation. Two dead bodies of terrorists along with arms & ammunition have been recovered. Operation in progress. Details shall follow: ADGP Kashmir," the Kashmir Zone Police said.

Two labourers shot 

Earlier on Tuesday, at least two non-local labourers were injured after Terrorists opened fire on them in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag. The injured men were rushed to SMHS Srinagar, where their condition is expressed to be steady, they added.

"#Terrorists fired upon two outside labourers in #Anantnag. Both the injured #civilians have been shifted to the hospital, where they are stated to be stable. The area is being cordoned off for search #operation. Further details shall follow," the Kashmir Zone Police informed on Twitter.

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