Infiltration bid foiled, 4 militants killed in Kashmir

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Infiltration bid foiled, 4 militants killed in Kashmir
In this Saturday, May 19, 2018, file photo, Indian Paramilitary soldiers are seen through barbed wire in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir. In Srinagar, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated remotely a controversial hydroelectric power project built in the Gurez Valley, just a few hundred meters (yards) from the highly militarized Line of Control that divides Kashmir between India and Pakistan. Separatists groups that challenge India's sovereignty over Kashmir called for the strike and a march to the commercial hub in the main city of Srinagar to protest Modi's visit. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin, File)

Srinagar:  Four militants were killed in a gunfight with the Indian Army on the Line of Control (LoC) after an infiltration attempt from across the de facto border with Pakistan was foiled early on Saturday, officials said.

The operation, which is still in progress, was launched in north Kashmir border area of Tanghdar, around 120 km from here.

“Four terrorists killed while attempting to infiltrate early morning today,” a defence spokesperson said.