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J&K: Infiltration bid foiled in Machhil, 3 terrorists killed

By Deepika

Three terrorists were killed as security forces successfully foiled an infiltration bid in Jammu and Kashmir's Machhil sector early on Tuesday morning, reported news agency ANI.

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A search operation is currently underway after the security forces killed three terrorists and foiled an infiltration bid in the Machhil sector.

Troops noticed suspicious movement along the LoC in Macchil sector in Kupwara district and challenged the infiltrators, an Army official told

The Army spokesperson further said that the terrorists opened fire, triggering a shootout that led to the death of the three terrorists.

A massive search operation is currently underway around the shootout site on the LoC in north Kashmir, the spokesperson said.

On Tuesday, a group of heavily-armed terrorists had attacked an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district after which a massive search operation was launched to nab them.

The camp of 13 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) in Hajin area of Bandipora was targeted by the terrorists on Tuesday evening, triggering a heavy gunfight. Hajin police station was also attacked, some reports claimed

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