J-K: 5 terrorists gunned down in Machil sector, major infiltration bid foiled

Written by August 7, 2017 21:02

Srinagar: Five terrorists were killed by the security forces, foiling a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Machhil sector of Kupwara district in Kashmir, the defence spokesman said.

The infiltrators were trying to cross over into Machil sector.

The security forces have also recovered weapons from the gunned down terrorists.

“Five weapons have been recovered from the slain terrorists. The operation is still going on in the area,” Defence Ministry spokesman Col. Rajesh Kalia said.

Search operation is currently underway.