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J&K: Security forces gun down a militant; ammunition, Pak currency recovered

An Encounter Has Broken Out Between Security Forces And Terrorists In Handwara Area Of Jammu And Kashmir On Sunday Morning.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 22 Oct 2017, 01:52:52 PM

New Delhi:

An encounter has broken out between security forces and terrorists in Handwara area of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday morning.

One terrorist was killed in the encounter as the operation continues. 

According to top police officials, nine para-military and other security forces are jointly carrying out the operation and heavy firing is going on.

Earlier on September 24, Indian Army busted a terrorist hideout in Handawara district and seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition.

The 47 Rashtriya Rifles unit of the Indian Army searched the forest area of Chak Kigam Handwara and a large cache of explosive material, arms and ammunition including one anti-aircraft gun.

Lt Gen JS Sandhu, GoC 15 Corp termed the mission successful and informed more such operations will follow in future to bring peace in the region.

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First Published : 22 Oct 2017, 07:21:37 AM

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