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J&K: 4 defence personnel, 3 militants killed in encounter in Machil sector

Three Army men and a BSF jawan were killed in an encounter that broke out on Sunday morning, after terrorists tried to infiltrate the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Machil sector in Kupwara district. Three militants were also gunned down by the security forces, a defence spokesperson said in a statement. Around 1 am, a BSF patrol noticed suspicious movement around 3.5 km from the LoC, defence spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia said. An encounter soon broke out in the area in which one of the terrorists was killed. A BSF soldier was also killed in action. The firing stopped at 4 am.

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