Srinagar: Security forces successfully foiled an infiltration bid and killed three terrorists in Machhil sector of Jammu and Kashmir early on Tuesday morning, some media reports said.
The security forces launched a search operation after the elimination of the extremists in infiltration bid in the Machhil sector.
According to sources, the security forces noticed suspicious movement along the LoC in Macchil sector in Kupwara district and challenged the infiltrators. The terrorists then opened fire at the forces. The security forces fired in retaliation, killing the three terrorists.
A massive search operation is currently underway around the shootout site on the LoC in north Kashmir.