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Two terrorists killed as army foils infiltration bid in Uri

05 Nov 2017 | By Gogona Saikia

The army successfully foiled an infiltration attempt in J&K's Uri sector this morning. Two terrorists were killed in the ensuing gunfight.

At the time of publication of this report, the operation was still ongoing, an army spokesperson said.

The encounter started when security personnel in Kamalkote, near the LoC in Baramulla, noticed suspicious movement near the fence.

When the army fired, the terrorists retaliated.

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05 Nov 2017Two terrorists killed as army foils infiltration bid in Uri

OperationSeveral top terrorists killed in Kashmir in recent times

Security forces have neutralized several top terrorists in Kashmir in recent times, including Lashkar-e-Taiba's Abu Dujana, Bashir Wani, Abu Ismail and Waseem Shah; Hizbul Mujahideen's Sabzar Bhat and Jaish-e-Mohammed's Abu Khalid.

Other top terrorists on their radar now include Al-Qaeda's Zakir Musa, Hizbul Mujahideen's Riyaz Naikoo and Saddam Padder, and Lashkar-e-Taiba's Zeenat-ul-Islam.