3 Army and 1 BSF soldiers were martyred during an ongoing operation at LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Earlier in the day, two infiltrators were killed as the Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC).
The militants were trying to cross into the Indian territory and were intercepted by a army patrol party. During the wee hours of November 8, firing had started and stopped at 4000 hours Further contact with militants was re-established at 1020 hours ans resulted in heavy firing.
According to the army more troops were rushed to the area and the movement of the militants was tracked with the help of surveillance devices.