SRINAGAR: At least five terrorists were killed in a gunfight with the Indian Army on the Line of Control (LoC) after an infiltration attempt from across the de facto border with Pakistan was foiled early on Saturday, officials said.

The operation, which is still in progress, was launched in north Kashmir border area of Tanghdar, around 120km from here.

"Five terrorists killed while attempting to infiltrate early morning today," a defence spokesperson said.