The terrorist was killed overnight
A suspicious movement was observed near the fence on the LoC in the Machil Sector during the intervening night of November 7 and 8. A terrorist was shot dead overnight after the army foiled an infiltration attempt on the Line of Control (LoC) in Machil Sector in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Army stated, "Contact was established with the infiltrating terrorists. One terrorist was killed. One AK-47 assault rifle and two bags were recovered. Operation is in progress."
According to the senior intelligence and security force officials, the infiltration attempts are expected to increase in Jammu and Kashmir before the mountain passes get closed by heavy winter snow after which the chances of crossing into the Valley becomes negligible.