Srinagar: Security forces today foiled an infiltration bid near the Line of Control in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing five Jaish-e-Mohammad militants.
A defence spokesman said that five militants were killed.
Earlier, Director General of Police SP Vaid said four JeM militants were killed at Dulanja in Uri sector in a joint operation by the Army, police and other security forces.
“Three suicidal JeM terrorists killed in Dulanja Uri while infiltrating in a joint operation by @JmuKmrPolice/Army/ CAPF.Search for the fourth terrorist is still on,” Vaid said in a tweet.
Three suicidal JeM terrorists killed in Dulanja Uri while infiltrating in a joint operation by @JmuKmrPolice / Army / CAPF. Search for the fourth terrorist is still on.
— Shesh Paul Vaid (@spvaid) January 15, 2018
The toll was later updated by a defence spokesperson.