Militant killed as Army foils fresh infiltration bid in Kashmir’s Uri

Srinagar, Sep 26: An unidentfied militant was killed in a gunfight as the Army claimed to have foiled a fresh infiltration bid  in Uri sector of Baramulla district. The bid was foiled at a time when massive combing operation is under way in Kalgi area of Uri sector where the Army on Sunday foiled a major plan of militants to carry a fidayeen attack on base by killing four militants.

The latest bid was foiled in Zorawar Lachipira Uri, some 90 kms from Srinagar, after the Army noticed suspicious movement close to the Line of Control.”As they were challanged, militants opened fire triggering a gunfight.

In the operation so far, one militant has been killed and a weapon was recovered. The operation is in progress,” Srinagar based defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said.The identity of the slain militant could not be established immediately.

Source Tribune India