Five militants killed near LoC in J-K’

Five militants were killed in two separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir. A defence spokesperson said today that three militants were killed during an operation to foil an infiltration attempt along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rampur sector in northern Jammu and Kashmir.

In a separate incident, two militants were killed during a brief encounter in Baramulla district. Confirming the incident. According to J&K Directorate General of Police Dilbag Singh said the militants were killed in Kanispora area.

According to the official, the Rampur encounter between the forces and the militants broke out when security personnel noticed some suspicious movement near Tourna in Boniyar area in the early hours of Thursday. The militants opened fire at the forces who retaliated.

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