August 2002 News

Seven terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir

17 August 2002
The Hindustan Times

Srinagar: Security forces on Saturday night killed seven terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir when they were trying to infiltrate into the state. The terrorists were shot dead along the Line of Control in the Keran sector of northern Kupwara district, a spokesman said. Soldiers clashed with the terrorists after spotting them crossing into the Valley. ''The encounter lasted for several hours and led to the killing of at least seven terrorists,'' a police officer said. He said arms and ammunition had been recovered from the terrorists.


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