Soldier injured as Army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir

Srinagar: A soldier was injured on Thursday as Army foiled an infiltration attempt along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

A group of militants tried to infiltrate in Tangdhar sector this morning. However, alert troops fired at them, forcing them to flee, an army official said.

He said an army jawan was injured in the firing by the militants.

He was shifted to a hospital and his condition is said to be stable, the official said.

A search operation is underway in the area, he added.