"Army foiled an infiltration bid in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district. Three terrorists have been killed in the operation," an army official said.

He said the slain terrorists were involved in the attack on a BSF post in Tangdhar sector on August 19 in which three jawans of the force were injured.

"Three weapons and other war-like stores have been recovered from the scene of the gunbattle," the official said adding the combing operation was still in progress.

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