Soldier martyred in Army operation to foil infiltration bid along LoC

SRINAGAR: A soldier attained martyrdom on Saturday during an operation by the Army to foil an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Machhil sector of Kupwara district, officials said on Saturday.

“An infiltration bid was foiled by the alert troops after a group of terrorists attempted to infiltrate from PoK (Pakistan occupied Kashmir) at 2.20 am today in Machhil sector,” an Army spokesperson said.

He said a soldier lost his life in the operation. (AGENCIES)