Militant attack on Army patrol near LoC, two soldiers injured

DN Bureau

Security forces busted a militant hideout at Paribal Tekri in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Srinagar: Two soldiers were today injured in a militant attack on an Army patrol near the Line of Control in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

"Terrorists opened fire on a link patrol ahead of the fence at the Line of Control in Keran sector," a Defence Spokesman said here

He said two soldiers were injured in the firing, which was retaliated to by Army personnel.

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The operation was in progress when last reports came in, he added

The attack comes on a day when Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived here on a two-day visit to the state to review the security situation

He is scheduled to visit border district of Kupwara tomorrow morning. (PTI)

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