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Troops overpower two infiltrators on LoC

Srinagar, Oct 14 : Indian Army troops overpowered and captured two infiltrating Pakistani militants on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, an official statement said Monday.


According to a defence statement, the two men were infiltrating into Indian territory in the Tangdhar sector on the evening of Oct 12 when they were apprehended.

The statement said that based on specific intelligence inputs, the army had established cordon and surveillance points near the LOC.

"The terrorists were challenged and overpowered by the troops. One pistol, two magazines, ammunition and identity cards issued by Pakistan-occupied Kashmir were among the various items recovered from the terrorists," the statement said.

The terrorists were later handed over to local police.

--IANS (Posted on 14-10-2013)

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