An unidentified militant was killed when troops foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, an Army official said.
He said the alert troops eliminated the intruder when they noticed suspicious movement across the LoC in Keran sector.
“Terrorists tried to infiltrate but were intercepted by our troops. One terrorist was killed,” the official said, adding an AK rifle was recovered.
The operation was in progress when the last reports came in, he added.