May 2005 News

Gun Battle Continues Along LoC, 2 Killed

16 May 2005
The Hindustan Times

Jammu: At least two infiltrators were killed as an overnight gun battle continued on Monday between Indian Army troopers and terrorists along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. 'A gun battle is going on along the LoC,' an Army source said. One soldier was also injured. According to the Army, the group of infiltrators was detected and challenged late on Sunday night at Tarkundi, opposite Bhimbhar Gali sector in Rajouri, about 170 km north of Jammu. Of late, the LoC sector in Rajouri district has witnessed a spurt in infiltration bids. More than 12 infiltrators have been killed this month along the LoC in the district.


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