Two militants killed as Army foil fidayeen attack in Rajouri

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Three army men martyred in exchange of fire with militants.

JAMMU, AUGUST 11: Army troops on Thursday foiled a fidayeen attack and killed two Militants in Border Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Three soldiers too got martyred in exchange of fire with the militants, sources said.

Meanwhile, the Nagrota based White Knight Corps in a tweet said that “2 terrorists trying to sneak into a post in the dark at Pargal #Rajouri were detected and engaged by alert troops”. “The terrorists have been neutralised. 5 soldiers also suffered injuries and are being treated “ it added.

Giving details, Additional Director General of Police, Jammu, Mukesh Singh said that “someone tried to cross the fence of the Army camp at Pargal in Darhal area of Rajouri”. Exchange of fire took place in which two militants were killed, he said.

Additional reinforcements have been rushed to the location, 6 km from Darhal Police station.

The attack came on the occasion of Raksha Bandan and ahead of the coming Independence Day celebrations. The police and security forces have already been on high alert in view of coming I-Day.