| GEO World|
| Indian forces kill five in H-Kashmir|
| Updated at: 1340 PST, Wednesday, September 02, 2009|
SRINAGAR: Indian troops have killed five militants trying to sneak into Line of Control (LoC), the Indian army claimed Wednesday.
"The army has foiled an attempt by militants to infiltrate into held Kashmir from across the Line of Control (LOC)," Indian army spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Uma Maheshwar said.
"The militants were killed in northern Gurez sector during an operation that started late Tuesday and is still continuing Wednesday," Maheshwar said.The fighting erupted a day after an Indian soldier was killed.